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DR Congo – Ituri Governor Appeals For Help To Stop ‘Ongoing Genocide’

DR Congo – Ituri Governor Appeals For Help To Stop ‘Ongoing Genocide’

Since the beginning of March, nearly 300 people have died as a result of the ongoing violence in Ituri Province. Jean Bamanisa Saidi, governor of the volatile region described the killings as genocide. “This must stop in our country!” the governor said. “It is estimated that more than 4,000 people have been brutally massacred since […]

Myanmar Persecution A Repeat Of History – Yolande Mukagasana

Myanmar Persecution A Repeat Of History – Yolande Mukagasana

Similar language is being used today in Myanmar, where extremists have called the Rohingya or other Muslims dogs, maggots and rapists, said Rwandan genocide survivor Yolande Mukagasana A nurse who survived the Rwandan genocide and wrote the first civilian testimony of the massacre said Myanmar’s persecution of its Rohingya Muslim minority amounts to genocide and […]

We Need Special Help For Women Raped In “94 Genocide – CNLG

We Need Special Help For Women Raped In “94 Genocide – CNLG

Women who were raped and some even infected with HIV during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi should be given ‘special status’ to help them cope with the traumatic experience they went through, a parliamentary commission heard Thursday. The call was made by the Executive Secretary of the National Commission for the Fight against Genocide […]

Silence Can Be Healing for Rwandan Youth Born Of Genocide Rape

Silence Can Be Healing for Rwandan Youth Born Of Genocide Rape

Elie* is in his early 20s and lives with his mother in a rural area of central Rwanda. His mother is one of the estimated 350,000 women who were raped during the 1994 Rwandan genocide and Elie is the child she bore from that assault. The aftermaths of the Rwandan genocide are alive in people like Elie, […]

Ministry Of Gender And Family Remembers The Children And Women Killed In Karambi

Ministry Of Gender And Family Remembers The Children And Women Killed In Karambi

The Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion last Sunday held a special commemoration event for women and children who were killed during the Genocide against the Tutsi, perpetrated in Karambi, Bugesera District. Hundreds of women and children were killed in a marshland next to Karambi hill where they had been hiding at the height of […]

Rwanda Genocide Suspect To Face Trial In Sweden

Rwanda Genocide Suspect To Face Trial In Sweden

A Swedish man of Rwandan origin will face trial in September in a special Stockholm court for his alleged role in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, the court said on Wednesday. Theodore Tabaro, 49, has been charged with “murder, attempted murder, rapes and kidnappings” against the Tutsi minority. The alleged crimes took place between April 9 and […]

Rwandans Vote in Poll That Looks Certain to Extend Kagames Rule

Rwandans Vote in Poll That Looks Certain to Extend Kagames Rule

Rwandans began voting Friday in a presidential election that’s all but certain to extend Paul Kagame’s 17-year rule of the East African nation. Polling stations opened at 7 a.m. and will close at 3 p.m., with about 6.8 million people in the country of 12 million registered to vote. Electoral officials say the winner will […]

Genocide? Never Again

Genocide? Never Again

That’s what leaders in the United States and throughout the world declared after the Holocaust. Yet tragically, in Cambodia, Bosnia, Rwanda and Darfur millions of people lost their lives, lost their families or were forced to flee their homes. History doesn’t have to keep repeating itself. The powerful movement in response to the Darfur genocide […]

International Day Of Reflection On The Genocide In Rwanda

International Day Of Reflection On The Genocide In Rwanda

Civil war broke out in Rwanda in 1990, exacerbating existing tensions between the Tutsi minority and Hutu majority. The civil war began when Rwandan exiles formed a group called the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) and launched an offensive against Rwanda from their home base in Uganda. The RPF, which was comprised of mostly Tutsis, placed […]

Rwanda: Renewed Call For UK To Extradite Five Genocidaires

Rwanda: Renewed Call For UK To Extradite Five Genocidaires

The Government, survivors and Aegis Trust – a British NGO that campaigns to prevent genocide worldwide – have renewed the call pressing for the extradition from the United Kingdom of five Rwandans suspected of participating in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. After an eight-day High Court appeal hearing in London concluded last month, it […]

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