Posts Tagged ‘Dignity’

By Tom Ndahiro

There is a saying that only love beats milk. In our language, Kinyarwanda, the month of April is called Mata. Amata is milk. In April, 1994, Rwanda was soaked in the blood of the Tutsi.

The memories and lessons from the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda live with us. Despite the fact that these recollections are painful, they must be maintained by everyone who cares. This is the only way that humanity will be able to prevent similar genocides from ever happening again. (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…)

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 Frank Mugambage

Rwanda is commemorating the genocide against the Tutsi today. The year 1994, when the genocide happened, is a major turning point in Rwanda’s history. The genocide was unprecedented in both the scale and the cruelty with which it was carried out, (over one million people butchered in a space of only 100 days). (more…)