Posts Tagged ‘Victims’

Stephen Rwembeho–17 April 2011

Kirehe — On Friday, over Rwf 12 million were raised in a fundraising drive to help Genocide orphans in Nyarubuye in Kirehe District. (more…)

Frank Kanyesigye–17 April 2011

Nyanza — The remains of 6000 victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi were, yesterday, accorded a decent burial at Nyanza Memorial Centre in Kicukiro District. (more…)

Stephen Rwembeho–13 April 2011

Kayonza — At least 850 victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi were accorded a decent burial in Mukarange sector, Kayonza District yesterday. (more…)

By Alex Schwartzburg – April 4, 2011

On Wednesday, former Harvard University political science professor Daniel Goldhagen gave a lecture in Shain Library called “Worse Than War: Understanding Genocide and How to Stop It.” For roughly an hour and a half, Goldhagen spoke slowly, in a deep nasal voice, about genocides: how they begin, why they are perpetrated and supposedly—though I think I must have missed it—why they end. (more…)

By BIZIMANA Jean Damascène, LL.D–12 March 2011

It is an established fact: every time genocide is committed, it is followed by its denial.[1] With regard to the genocide against the Tutsi, denial is characterized by two specific aspects. First, it intensifies as each annual commemoration day draws near; then, it takes on changing and innovative forms depending on the times. (more…)

By Jean Mukimbiri

Abstract

Drawing upon a book by J.M. Lecomte on the genocide of the Jews by the Nazi Germans, the author examines the seven stages in the genocide of the Tutsi in Rwanda. These stages, which do not necessarily follow one another in time but may overlap, can be classified in the following way: (i) definition of the target group on the basis of some criteria; (ii) registration of the victims; (iii) designation or outward identification of the victims; (iv) restriction and confiscation of goods; (v) exclusion from professions, working activities and means of transportation, among other things; (vi) systematic isolation; (vii) mass extermination. (more…)

By Patrick Carmichael, University of Reading, UK

Abstract

This article reviews current technological developments, particularly Peer-to-Peer technologies and Distributed Data Systems, and their value to community memory projects, particularly those concerned with the preservation of the cultural, literary and administrative data of cultures which have suffered genocide or are at risk of genocide. (more…)