Posts Tagged ‘Chris McGreal’

By Chris McGreal May 16, 2008

To the outside world it has become as known as Africa’s First World War with its foreign armies and invasions, and ceaseless killing and dying that seems to achieve nothing. (more…)

In 1994, 800,000 people were massacred when Rwanda’s Hutu majority turned against the Tutsi community. Chris McGreal talks to the survivors – and the killers living among them. (more…)

By Chris McGreal /  THE GUARDIAN , KIGALI, RWANDA

Thursday 11 January 2007

If France ever doubted that the new Rwanda was a lost cause then the news that the tiny African state had established a cricket board was final confirmation that it had gone over to the other side. (more…)

By: Chris McGreal, The Guardian, Friday 16 May 2008

To the outside world it has become as known as Africa’s First World War with its foreign armies and invasions, and ceaseless killing and dying that seems to achieve nothing. (more…)

It was just a few weeks after Rwanda‘s genocide was finally brought to an end. The survivors were struggling to discover the fate of husbands, wives and children. New mass graves were being discovered by the day. A shocked world was wondering how, without lifting a finger to help the victims, it had allowed 800,000 Tutsis to be butchered in just 100 days, in one of the most extensive mobilisations of a population against its fellow citizens ever seen. (more…)