Archive for category: English

  • The Pope’s Killers

    The Pope’s Killers

    English, featured June 30, 2016 4:45 am no comments

    Opening Wounds As Rwandan Convicted Priests Are Honoured The day was 21 May 1994 and killings targeting Tutsi had intensified since April after the plane carrying president Juvenal Habyarimana had been blown in midair killing all on board. At about 40 km southwest of Kigali on this day, a young [...]

     
  • Genocide survivors demand for ‘International Trust Fund’

    Genocide survivors demand for ‘International Trust Fund’

    English, featured June 28, 2016 2:42 pm no comments

    IBUKA – the umbrella grouping of Genocide survivors associations is piling pressure on the Rwandan government to put its weight behind a global fund to support the survivors of the 1994 genocide against Tutsi. The grouping wants what it has already branded as an ‘International Trust Fund for Survivors’. The [...]

     
  • Rwandans in Netherlands Commemorate Genocide Against Tutsi

    Rwandans in Netherlands Commemorate Genocide Against Tutsi

    English, featured June 24, 2016 6:48 pm no comments

    Rwandans in cooperation with the International Institute of Social Studies in The Hague organized the 22nd commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Organised under the theme ‘Fighting Genocide Denial”, the event was attended by more than 100 participants including; students, professors, teachers, friends of Rwanda, Rwandan nationals living in [...]

     
  • I Miss Home But Didn’t Choose to Be a Refugee

    I Miss Home But Didn’t Choose to Be a Refugee

    English, featured June 20, 2016 7:35 pm no comments

    Sandrine Kanuma was born in Kamango district in East of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Life was good as Kanuma was growing up in a family of four, going to school and had very many friends in her village. However, she remembers the political situation in Congo began getting ugly [...]

     
  • How RPF Soldiers Rescued 2000 Tutsi at Saint Paul Centre

    How RPF Soldiers Rescued 2000 Tutsi at Saint Paul Centre

    English, featured June 17, 2016 6:51 pm no comments

    Gilbert Masengo survived the 1994 genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda. When the killings started on April 7, he fled from his parents home and sought refuge at Saint Paul Centre just a kilometer away. When the news spread that the plane carrying president Juvenal Habyarimana had been shot down on April 7, [...]