Posts Tagged ‘Tom Ndahiro’

By Tom Ndahiro

During the genocide of 1994, Gaspard Gahigi was the editor in chief of the infamous RTLM radio. Forced to seek sanctuary in eastern Zaire after the defeat of their military and political allies, Gahigi and his colleagues started a newspaper in exile called Amizero, ostensibly as part of the humanitarian needs of the refugees. (more…)

By Philip Gourevitch, December 18, 1995

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Decimation means the killing of every tenth person in a population, and in the spring and early summer of 1994 a program of massacres decimated the Republic of Rwanda. (more…)

By Shua Garfield
In the months preceding the March 2003 US-British-Australian invasion of Iraq, the French government’s opposition received a great deal of publicity. This led to illusions among some anti-war activists that the French rulers represented a progressive alternative to the “Anglo-Saxon” imperialists. (more…)

By: Ndahiro Tom January 2002

One of the many foreign journalists who were in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide concluded that there were no more devils in hell because they were all in Rwanda. (more…)

By Ward Churchill-Other Voices, v.2, n.1 (February 2000)

Where scholars deny genocide, [they] contribute to the deadly psychohistorical dynamic in which unopposed genocide begets new genocides.—Roger W. Smith, Eric Markusen and Robert Jay Lifton, “Professional Ethics and Denial of the Armenian Genocide” (1995) (more…)

Written by Al McKay on September 28, 2010

“Thou shalt not be a victim.
Thou shalt not be a perpetrator.
Above all, thou shalt not be a bystander”
¬Yehuda Bauer (more…)

Mary Braid in Gisenyi, Rwanda Sunday, 10 November 1996

At the end of the short stretch of no man’s land between Rwanda and Zaire yesterday the same hostile rebel boy soldier was standing, dwarfed by his AK-47. (more…)

Though my site is primarily devoted to Balkan issues, its inspiration is opposition to oppression wherever it exists. Indeed, that is why when we first read of the new book by Herman and Peterson, ‘The Politics of Genocide’, (more…)

By Patrick Karuretwa Published: Wednesday, June 16, 2010 Updated: Friday, June 18, 2010

Rwanda is right to prosecute an American law professor who suggested 1994 killings not a genocide. On June 20, 1994, the BBC’s Marc Doyle sent a stern memo to his London-based editors. (more…)

By: Tom Ndahiro

In early March 2010, I attended a forum in Arusha, Tanzania, which discussed genocide prevention. (more…)