Posts Tagged ‘Libya’

By Oscar Kabatende

Last week was dominated by the last three days of the national week of remembrance of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Contemplating the barbarity systematically meted out on a section of Rwandans in a bid for extermination even for a paltry seven days out of 365 is no small matter. (more…)

Op-ed by Stephen Kinzer–Boston Globe April 1, 2011

ONE OF THE most effective arguments in favor of American intervention in Libya is that it is necessary to prevent “another Rwanda.’’ But the situation in Libya has nothing in common with what happened in Rwanda. Repeat: nothing in common. (more…)

Date: 28 Mar 2011
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Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message on the seventeenth Commemoration of the Genocide in Rwanda, observed 7 April: (more…)

By Steven Hassan–March 2, 2011

Recently in the news is political cult leader Muammar Gaddafi calling the Libyan people “cockroaches” — the very term used by radio hosts to dehumanize Tutsi in Rwanda on the cusp of the hundred-day slaughter in 1994. (more…)