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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 […]

South Sudan: UN Adviser Warns Of Genocide Risk

South Sudan: UN Adviser Warns Of Genocide Risk

The U.N. adviser on genocide said Friday that South Sudan, embroiled in civil war since 2013, was at a “strong risk of violence escalating along ethnic lines, with the potential for genocide.” Adama Dieng spoke to reporters in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, at the end of his five-day visit to the nation. Information Minister Michael […]

Rwanda: Genocide Perpetrators, Survivors Reconciled in Nyamasheke

Rwanda: Genocide Perpetrators, Survivors Reconciled in Nyamasheke

Ten Genocide perpetrators, including two women, who showed remorse and apologised to survivors were Sunday forgiven during a mass at Ntendezi Parish in Ruharambuga Sector, Nyamasheke District. The ceremony was witnessed by Fidele Ndayisaba, the executive secretary of the National Unity and Reconciliation Commission (NURC), Aime Fabien Kamali, the mayor of Nyamasheke, security agencies, priests, […]

Genocide:’History has repeatedly demonstrated that no part of the world is immune’- Ban ki Moon.

Genocide:’History has repeatedly demonstrated that no part of the world is immune’- Ban ki Moon.

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message on the International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda, observed on 7 April: In 1994, more than 800,000 people were systematically murdered throughout Rwanda.  The vast majority were Tutsi, but moderate Hutu, Twa and others were also targeted.  On this Day, we remember all who perished in the […]

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