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Rwandan Genocide

The Fray's Latest Is About The Rwandan Genocide

AP | JOHN CARUCCI | Posted 04.29.2012 | Home

The Fray's new song "Heartbeat" seems to be about reviving a broken relationship, with lyrics like "I wanna kiss your scars tonight, and baby, you got...

Two Cultures, Two Genocides, One Story

Bernard Starr | Posted 02.27.2012 | Home
Bernard Starr

David's harrowing memories from Eastern Europe at the hands of the Nazis and Jacqueline's genocide experiences in Rwanda, although more than half a century apart, are hauntingly similar.

Gains And Losses

Anna Deavere Smith | Posted 10.04.2011 | Black Voices
Anna Deavere Smith

When I conducted my research for my latest one-woman show, Let Me Down Easy, I was concerned by images I saw of Black African people in distress in major U.S. publications. Were these photos engendering action, or merely pity or worst apathy?

The Meaning and the Rhetoric of Evil: Auschwitz and Bin Laden

Robert D. Stolorow | Posted 08.27.2011 | World
Robert D. Stolorow

Is there an alternative to ideological illusion and the rhetoric of evil? Yes, there is. We must remember our common human vulnerabilities and bring them into a collective conversation within which our existential anxiety can be held and better borne.

Humanizing a Hero

Julia Lurie | Posted 06.06.2011 | World
Julia Lurie

Carl was inside his home in Rwanda with his family when Hutu militia arrived on the second day of the genocide, carrying machetes, clubs and rifles.

Suspected Genocide Leader Deported From Chicago To Rwanda

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A man going by the name of Thierry Rugamba reportedly immigrated to the United States in 2000, as a victim of the 1994 Rwandan genocide. He settled in...

Rwanda: Road to Recovery

Isobel Coleman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Isobel Coleman

Risen from the ashes of genocide, Rwanda is in many ways an African success story.

Desmond Tutu to Consider: Is Violence Ever Justified?

Marina Cantacuzino | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marina Cantacuzino

As a result of a complex discussion of the Brighton bombing, I asked Archbishop Desmond Tutu to deliver The Forgiveness Project's inaugural annual lecture on the subject "Is Violence Ever Justified?"

Jambo, Ben Affleck

Anne C. Richard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne C. Richard

Actor Ben Affleck has just launched a new charity that aims to bring attention and funding to community groups in eastern Congo, including local organizations that aid survivors of sexual violence.

Understanding Rwanda's Journey

Dr. Jean Paul Kimonyo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Jean Paul Kimonyo

Why is substantive change so important to Rwanda? Less well known is the fact that beyond the tragic event itself, the genocide was also symptomatic of a long-term economic, social and political bankruptcy.

Mutsinzi Report On The Rwandan Genocide Reveals Assassination Was A Coup

newyorker.com | Philip Gourevitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

I have obtained, and am posting here, the first English-language copy of a massive new report by a Rwandan investigative commission into the assassina...

Zimbabwe Heading Towards a Rwandan Genocide

Alex Matthews | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alex Matthews

Zimbabwe is in an eerily similar situation to the one that Rwanda was experiencing before its genocide.

Callixte Kalimanzira Sentenced To 30 Years For Rwandan Genocide

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A U.N. court trying masterminds of Rwanda's 1994 genocide Monday gave a 30-year jail sentence to a former interior minister accused of tricking thousa...

Rwandan War Crimes Verdict Issued In Canada; First Of Its Kind

AP | AMY LUFT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MONTREAL — A Rwandan man was found guilty Friday of war crimes during his country's 1994 genocide, becoming the first person convicted under a n...

Rwanda 15 Years After Genocide

Ellis Cose | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ellis Cose

If there is one lingering impression I have of Rwanda, it is of a beautiful yet tortured country, trying very hard to manage its pain.

Hutu Rebels Return To Rwanda After Years In Congo Hideouts

Washingtonpost.com | By Stephanie McCrummen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The 958 Express arrived at last. In the early-afternoon sun, Leonard Hakorimano, with his wife and two sons, squeezed into a crowded bus that was soo...

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.

Rebuilding Life After Tragedy

Ariane de Bonvoisin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ariane de Bonvoisin

Immaculée Ilibagiza grew up in Rwanda--a country divided by tribal allegiances. During the genocide in 1994, she was forced into hiding to avoid bein...

The Million Woman Bailout

Nell Merlino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nell Merlino

From my recent experience helping US women grow their businesses, I am convinced women will lead America out of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.

Diary From Rwanda: Day Two

DivineCaroline.com | Lisa Nastasi, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Read Diary From Rwanda: Day One here The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong."--Mahatma Ghandi On Tuesday morning, we...

Diary From Rwanda: One Woman's Story

DivineCaroline.com | Lisa Nastasi, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A year ago, I was invited to join a very special group of women in London in supporting the multiple award-winning NGO, Women for Women International....