Posts Tagged ‘Militia’

A sevenday sensitisation workshop on various government development programmes targeting ex-militias in Karongi District, ended with a call on participants to contribute towards national development. (more…)

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May 4, 2011

The trial against two men accused of masterminding atrocities in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has opened in Stuttgart. Never before has FDLR militia been made accountable for its crimes before a court. (more…)

During the 1994 massacres, not even churches were safe. Clergy are among the charged, and the nation is in a spiritual crisis.

September 30, 2003|Solomon Moore | LATimes Staff Writer (more…)

By Stephanie Urdang
Kigali

For Grace and her daughter Juliette, the anniversary of the April 1994 Rwanda genocide means one thing: they have lived with HIV for a dozen years, and their disease has progressed to AIDS. Grace was among the estimated 250,000 women who were raped at the time and is one of the untold numbers of women who were infected with HIV as a result. Juliette, now eight years old, is also infected. (more…)

By L Dillner Published 8 October 1994

Doctors, schoolteachers, and priests were directly involved in carrying out massacres in Rwanda, says the first substantive report on the killings, published last week by a respected human rights organisation. (more…)

By Violet K Dixon[1]

“The genocide was a collective act. What made it possible, what made that final political crime possible was the absence, the erasure of seeing the other, of knowing, of feeling, of being with the other. And when that’s removed, then politics can become genocidal.” –James Orbinski on Rwanda (more…)