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From Kigali to Cooperstown: The First Retreat of Rwandan Genocide Survivors Living in America

Samantha Lakin | Posted 11.22.2014 | Impact
Samantha Lakin

Survivors of genocide have specific needs that are different than others who experienced conflict and war, especially in Rwanda. The genocide in Rwanda was intimate which makes the scars deeper and the recovery much harder, and it is time that the world recognizes this fact.

Melissa Jeltsen

A Look Back At The Trial That Made Rape A War Crime

HuffingtonPost.com | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 07.29.2014 | World

The task was almost unimaginable in its magnitude. After the Rwandan genocide, in which an estimated 800,000 people were slaughtered over a hundre...

Deciphering the Narrative of Rwandan Genocide: How to Move Forward Justly for Refugees

Galya Ruffer | Posted 06.16.2014 | World
Galya Ruffer

While we may never understand the full truth and be able to right all wrongs, the dangers of the international community standing behind a singular narrative of the genocide can be seen in the ongoing crisis of Rwandan refugees.

20 Years After the Genocide in Rwanda: Lessons Learned and Unlearned

Ban Ki-moon | Posted 06.07.2014 | World
Ban Ki-moon

The international community cannot claim to care about atrocity crimes and then shrink from the commitment of resources and will required to actually prevent them. Global leaders should do more to prevent the preventable, and to counter the cruelty taking place before our eyes.

Ahmadinejad Is the Real Threat

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 11.22.2011 | World
Menachem Rosensaft

It would be foolish in the extreme for any of us to lose sight of the fact that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's continued saber-rattling constitutes a far greater time-bomb than anything that PA President Mahmoud Abbas or any other Palestinian leader says or does.

Peter Erlinder, U.S. Lawyer, To Be Charged With Genocide Denial In Rwanda

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ARUSHA, Tanzania — Rwanda's top prosecutor wants an American professor to appear in a Rwandan court on charges of genocide denial. Martin Ngoga...

Peter Erlinder Charges in Rwanda: A Genocide Survivor's Perspective

Freddy Umutanguha | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Freddy Umutanguha

Every Rwandan I know would place our right to protect our nation's peace and stability ahead of Peter Erlinder's right to endanger them.

Peter Erlinder, Jailed US Lawyer, Long-Time Critic Of Rwanda's Government

AP | STEVE KARNOWSKI and EDMUND KAGIRE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MINNEAPOLIS — A U.S. law professor jailed in Rwanda and charged with denying the country's genocide tried to commit suicide by swallowing dozens...

End the Burma Exception and Refer the Military Junta to the International Criminal Court

Andrea Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andrea Friedman

Today sovereignty can no longer be a free pass to arbitrarily arrest, torture, rape and kill one's own people. The military junta in Burma should be no exception.

Rwandan Musician Convicted of Genocide for Making Songs of Hate

Sean Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sean Jacobs

The New York Times reports that a famous Rwandan musician, Simon Bikindi, has been convicted of incitement to genocide.