Posts Tagged ‘Survivors’

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…)

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By KIRSTEN GORUK Herald-Tribune staff
When Yannick Tona first heard that people in Rwanda had starting killing the Tutsi members of the population, he thought that Tutsis were some kind of animal. (more…)

The ongoing Genocide commemoration period, has seen various institutions and groups visit vulnerable Genocide survivors, including widows and orphans, and generously donating foodstuff and other essential household items. (more…)

Frank Kanyesigye–12 April 2011

Religious leaders have called upon the public to show love and comfort to survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. (more…)

As provided by the White House–March 25, 1998

Thank you, Mr. President. First, let me thank you, Mr. President, and Vice President Kagame, and your wives for making Hillary and me and our delegation feel so welcome. I’d also like to thank the young students who met us and the musicians, the dancers who were outside. I thank especially the survivors of the genocide and those who are working to rebuild your country for spending a little time with us before we came in here. (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…)

 

It’s ten years since the genocide in Rwanda when one million people were massacred. Since then, Irish aid agency Trocaire has been helping Rwandans rebuild their lives. (more…)