Posts Tagged ‘Victoire Ingabire’

By Tom Ndahiro

April 7, 2010 was another day to embrace bad memories. I travelled to the Southern province of Rwanda, to a place called Kilinda. I went there with my friends, Senator Valens Munyabagisha and his wife Rose Uwimbabazi. (more…)

By Tom Ndahiro

On Monday 29, March 2010 the Guardian published Martin Kimani’s article with a title: “For Rwandans, the pope’s apology must be unbearable: If sexual abuse in Ireland warrants his contrition, what contempt is shown by the Vatican’s silence over its role in genocide”. (more…)

By Tom Ndahiro

True, Ingabire is a biological parent to kids. Equally true, she stands as custodian of Hutu extremism and leader of hardcore genocidaires worldwide. (more…)

ABC Radio National – Background Briefing: 21 February 1999

[This is the print version of story]

Program Transcript

Bronwyn Adcock: In the space of just 100 days in 1994, around 800,000 people were murdered in a systematic and vicious genocide. This crime took place in the small central African nation of Rwanda. The rivers of Rwanda clogged with mutilated bodies and churches and schools filled with thousands of corpses. (more…)

By Ellie Levenson—The Guardian, Tuesday 31 March 2009

It is 15 years since the Rwandan genocide. Should it be part of the national curriculum? Since 1991, teaching the Holocaust has been a mandatory component of the national curriculum, taught in history to students between the age of 11 and 14. (more…)


Thursday 11 January 2007

If France ever doubted that the new Rwanda was a lost cause then the news that the tiny African state had established a cricket board was final confirmation that it had gone over to the other side. (more…)

By Tom Ndahiro

In 1968, Jon Gresley, an American, graduated from college and entered the US Peace Corps.  He says: “The year of 1968 has some particular significance to many of us living in the United States.  It names a generation.” (more…)

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 Lama Magabo

As we celebrate this year’s Black History Month, let’s try and shade some light on the perplexity behind the Tutsi genocide, so that instead of feeling sorry for the victims, we can be better informed hopefully, and prevent the holocaust from happening again. (more…)

Genocide is distinguishable from all other crimes by the motivation behind it. Towards the end of the Second World War, when the full horror of the extermination and concentration camps became public knowledge, Winston Churchill stated that the world was being brought face to face with ‘a crime that has no name.’ (more…)