Posts Tagged ‘Burundi’

10 April 2011

Bujumbura — More than 800 Rwandans living in Burundi kicked off activities to mark the 17th Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi at the Islamic Cultural Centre in the capital, Bujumbura. (more…)

BY MAGNUS MAZIMPAKA–FRIDAY, 18 MARCH 2011

37 men accused of a spate of attacks across Rwanda are alleged FDLR agents (more…)

By Frank Chalk

Revision of an address to the Sixth Annual History in the Making Conference, Concordia University, 11 March 2000

I. THE PROBLEM BEFORE US

At the start of the 21st century, the slogan “Never Again” threatens to become an empty phrase, mocking our lack of humility and our pretensions to omniscience in preventing genocide. The examples of the failures of the international community to prevent genocide and crimes against humanity continue to multiply: Rwanda, Burundi, East Timor, Bosnia, and Kosovo represent only the tip of the iceberg. (more…)

By Chloe S Manchester–July 22, 2010

There has always been a great deal of intrigue as to why certain people and certain parts of the world are cursed with such a greater deal of suffering than others. (more…)

By Horace Campbell

During April 1994, the peoples of South Africa celebrated the end of apartheid and centuries of institutionalized racism and white supremacy. The promise of a new era – the end of apartheid and crimes against humanity – was, however, shattered by the news, that same month, of the start of genocide in Rwanda, in central Africa. (more…)