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Rwanda Genocide Anniversary

The Peace That Wasn't: Rwanda 20 Years After the Genocide

Alice Gatebuke | Posted 06.21.2014 | Impact
Alice Gatebuke

What were all of those screams I heard throughout the night? What would happen now that the president was dead? I was benumbed with fright, but I made it to the gate. I had to know what was left of our neighborhood.

A Passover Seder in Rwanda

Josh Ruxin | Posted 06.18.2014 | Religion
Josh Ruxin

Where on the African continent can you find a Seder this week? Try Rwanda. As in years past, we're looking at a standing room only list for ours (and we're not the only ones!).

A Closer Look at Where Rwanda's Lethal Weapons Came From

Tim Gallimore | Posted 06.11.2014 | World
Tim Gallimore

By its own admission, the Rwanda government bankrupted its economy to pay for those weapons.

Syria: 'Never Again' Is Now

Kristin Wright | Posted 06.08.2014 | Impact
Kristin Wright

Politicians and government leaders often excuse their inaction on Syria with words like "complicated." And we know that many government leaders once felt the same way about Rwanda.

The Next Frontier in Rwanda

Mark Shriver | Posted 06.07.2014 | Impact
Mark Shriver

"What good is that if our babies and mothers are dying? They must be the priority."

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.

Rwandan Man And His Genocide Victim Now Friends

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 04.07.2014 | World

NYAMATA, Rwanda (AP) — She lost her baby daughter and her right hand to a manic killing spree. He wielded the machete that took both. Yet today, de...

Wails, Sobs Mark 20 Years Since Rwanda Genocide

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO and KATHERINE SULLIVAN | Posted 06.07.2014 | World

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Displaying both pride and pain, Rwandans on Monday marked the 20th anniversary of a devastating 100-day genocide that saw pack...

Eline Gordts

5 Staggering Statistics For Why We Can Never Let A Tragedy Like Rwanda's Happen Ever Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Eline Gordts | Posted 04.07.2014 | World

On April 6, 1994, a plane carrying Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana and his Burundian counterpart was shot down above the Kigali airport, crashin...

Torn Apart by War and Genocide, a Father and Son Reunited

Crystal Wells | Posted 06.05.2014 | Impact
Crystal Wells

When asked about his childhood, Jean Bosco Ngwabije, 33, remembers two things -- fighting and running.

Can We Go Now?: 20 Years After the Rwanda Genocide, Lessons Still Unlearned

World Vision | Posted 06.04.2014 | Impact
World Vision

We smelled the bodies before we saw them. We approached on a dirt track muddy from two weeks of the rainy season. Trees and high shrubs obscured all but the tip of a roof, but a cross told us St. Francis Catholic Church at Karubamba was just around the corner.

On 20th Anniversary of Rwandan Genocide, Remembering Isn't Enough

Harry Leibowitz | Posted 06.01.2014 | Impact
Harry Leibowitz

While it appears that no amount of remembrance can possibly stop the next genocide from occurring, we must keep trying and we must remain ever vigilant to the signs of impending action such as those that have scarred our past.

20 Years After Genocide, Rwanda Honors Its Victims

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 03.28.2014 | World

NYARUBUYE, Rwanda (AP) — Rows of human skulls sit in glass cases near the red brick Catholic church here. Some are cracked in half; holes are punche...

Rwandans Speak Kinyarwanda

Alrick Brown | Posted 06.06.2012 | Home
Alrick Brown

Africa brought Ishmael, Joshua, and I together, and it also brought Kinyarwanda into my life. The film has empowered Rwandans to share their stories with the world. Their story is not about genocide. Their story is about faith, hope, life, love and forgiveness.

Remembering The Rwandan Genocide 15 Years Later (SLIDESHOW)

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

The images in this report are atrocious and in some cases obscene. But, they speak the truth of what happened during 100 days in 1994.