Posts Tagged ‘Hotel Rwanda’

The dismissive statement issued by Katrina Swett, the president of the Foundation, in regard to demands by many of the genocide survivors who lived the hell that was the Hôtel des Mille Collines in 1994 is not only unfortunate, but puts the credibility of the Lantos Foundation in a precarious situation. (more…)

By Ndahiro Tom

Sometimes songs of praise go to false characters. Because of the movie ‘Hotel Rwanda’ Paul Rusesabagina was made a Hollywood star and a conqueror of hearts. (more…)

By Tom Godfrey

TORONTO – Genocide survivors in the Toronto-area are outraged and protesting humanitarian Paul Rusesabagina, an inspiration behind the hit movie Hotel Rwanda, who is receiving a top U.S. award for human rights. (more…)

By Hannah Spyksma

A tale of African tragedy is all too real for actress Wanjiku Kiarie Sanderson. (more…)

Par Albert Rudatsimburwa (*)

WASHINGTON, DC – La Fondation Lantos pour les Droits de l’Homme et de la Justice est fière d’annoncer que le rwandais “humanitaire ” Paul Rusesabagina sera le lauréat 2011 du Prix Tom Lantos Human Rights. (more…)

By Tom Ndahiro

United States of America is a country known for her philanthropists. Some of them offer millions of dollars to help various causes.

Big or small, a donation is a token of approval of the cause and recognition of the importance of assisting those in need.

The money of generous people has improved the lives of refugees the world over, and giving hope to thousands who have been affected by natural calamities or wars. (more…)

Since 2004 in the United States and in Canada, Paul Rusesabagina, the man upon whom Don Cheadle’s character in Hotel Rwanda is based, has been celebrated as the Oskar Schindler of the Tutsi genocide. (more…)

By Felix M. NDAHINDA

The Hague Peace Palace – premises of the International Court of Justice among other institutions – hosted on 26th April 2008 a controversial event under the catchy title:   “Conference on Peace and Development in the Great Lakes Region of Africa”. The gathering featured Mr “Hotel Rwanda” Paul Rusesabagina who was made famous worldwide by a 2004 Hollywood movie for his “heroism” in saving lives of more than a thousand peoples during the infamous genocide of the Tutsi in Rwanda in 1994. (more…)

By Tom Ndahiro

Brian Endless is a political science professor at Loyola University Chicago and the senior adviser to the Hotel Rwanda Rusesabagina Foundation (HRRF). (more…)

By Tom Ndahiro

Exactly two years ago, February 25, 2009 Paul Rusesabagina was a guest of Lehigh University in the United States. (more…)