Archive for April, 2011

The ongoing Genocide commemoration period, has seen various institutions and groups visit vulnerable Genocide survivors, including widows and orphans, and generously donating foodstuff and other essential household items. (more…)

By Oscar Kabatende

Last week was dominated by the last three days of the national week of remembrance of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Contemplating the barbarity systematically meted out on a section of Rwandans in a bid for extermination even for a paltry seven days out of 365 is no small matter. (more…)

Edmund Kagire–18 April 2011

Members of the Rwandan Diaspora in the Republic of Korea, on April 17, commemorated the 1994 genocide perpetrated against the Tutsis, in the capital Seoul. (more…)

By Thijs Bouwknegt and Sophie van Leeuwen, The Hague Published on: 18 April 2011

1994 – Blood is being shed on the thousands of hills of Rwanda. On 27 April of that year, Jacqueline decides to flee the country, together with her partner Wolfgang Blam and their baby Friedrich. They leave in an ambulance but are stopped by Hutu militia in Mugonero. (more…)

By Mike O’Sullivan | Los Angeles
Two of the worst atrocities of the 20th century started in the month of April: the killing of 1.5 million Armenians in Ottoman Empire Turkey in 1915 and 1916, and the slaughter of 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus in Rwanda in 1994. Scholars and survivors say the process of healing is not easy. (more…)

Sam Nkurunziza–17 April 2011

Ngororero — Victims of the infamous Nyange massacres during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi were yesterday honoured at an emotional function held in Ngororero District. (more…)

Stephen Rwembeho–17 April 2011

Kirehe — On Friday, over Rwf 12 million were raised in a fundraising drive to help Genocide orphans in Nyarubuye in Kirehe District. (more…)