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By Tom Ndahiro

Osama bin Laden is dead. The Americans who killed him are celebrating. President Barack Obama proclaimed “Justice is done”.  Indeed, Al Qaeda without its spiritual leader and founder is a victory to war against international terrorism.

Many terrorists and genocidaires in the African Great Lakes are still at large. But, at long last, two leaders of Rwandan Hutu extremists go on trial, in Germany, as the other one await trial by the International Criminal Court (ICC), a court based in Holland. (more…)

FLORENCE RADULL
Correspondent

Seventeen years ago this month the systematic and calculated massacre of an estimated one million Tutsi’s and moderate Hutu’s took place in Rwanda, in a matter of only 100 days. (more…)

By Dan Pine Thursday, April 28, 2011

To Mike Abramowitz, the Shoah was one shoah too many. That’s why the former Washington Post reporter now heads the Committee on Conscience, established by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. His mission: alert the world to emerging crimes against humanity, wherever they may take place. (more…)

Yom Hashoah begins at sundown May 1. We consider it our duty to not just remember those so savagely deprived of life and liberty in the Shoah, but also never to forget the horror of a modern nation creating factories of death with the same cool precision it applied to building automobile factories. We want to make that collective memory the foundation for preventing future genocides. (more…)

I studied post-conflict development and the aftermath of civil war and genocide during my junior year in Rwanda and Northern Uganda. It was an incredibly eye-opening, transformative and at times difficult experience. I lived with host families while living in both countries. (more…)