Posts Tagged ‘Hotel Rwanda’

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…)

By William Church

January 16, 2007

It has been about a year since I first sat in the living room of Paul Rusesabagina’s house outside of Brussels. (more…)

Note of Evidence of Paul Rusesabagina before the District Judge in the Westminster Magistrates’ Court–as a defence witness of four genocide suspects Vincent Brown aka Vincent Bajinya, Charles Munyaneza, Emmanuel Nteziryayo and Celestin Ugirashebuja. April 3 2008 (more…)

By Prof. Gerise Herndon–December 5, 2010

Freedom of speech and freedom of the press: for most U.S. citizens, these self-evident ideals form our nation’s foundation. Rwanda, the site of the most efficient genocide in history with a million Tutsis dead after 100 days, complicated how I make sense of those terms. (more…)

By Jolyon Mitchell

Prologue

Not long ago I found myself in the back of a battered old car, juddering down a long bumpy road in Rwanda. It was dusty and hot. The journey was longer than expected. We were in search of one particular building. When we finally arrived at the small village of Ntarama, barefoot children dashed out of their houses, waving and laughing at us. It was a relief to get out of the car. I felt shaken up by the journey; but I would be far more shaken by what we found. (more…)