Global migration experts to assess reparations for Genocide survivors

The Ministry of Justice has signed a deal with the International Organisation on Migration (IOM) that will see the global agency conduct a study on how reparations to survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi will be carried out. The comprehensive report, expected to be out in August, will assess and identify in detail … Continue reading Global migration experts to assess reparations for Genocide survivors

Umupfakazi wa Jenoside aratabariza ubuzima bwe n’ubw’itungo yorojwe muri ’Girinka’

Mukarubayiza Flasia, w’imyaka 65 y’amavuko, utuye mu Mudugudu wa Mbeho, Akagari ka Bwiza, Umurenge wa Kansi mu Karere ka Gisagara aba mu nzu yamunzwe ibiti, akaba atewe impungenge n’uko yagwa isaha ku isaha. Mukarubayiza ahagaze mu muryango araramo iteganye n'aho inka yahawe irara IGIHE yasuye Mukarubayiza, umupfakazi warokotse Jenoside yakorewe Abatutsi mu 1994, akaba abana … Continue reading Umupfakazi wa Jenoside aratabariza ubuzima bwe n’ubw’itungo yorojwe muri ’Girinka’

Indishyi z’akababaro kubarokotse jenoside: Igihe kirageze, Min. Busingye

Peter Van Der Auweraert wa IOM na Minisitiri w’ubutabera Johnston Busingye basinya amasezerano yo gutangira ibarura (Ifoto/Niyigena F.)Hagiye gukorwa inyingo  kugira ngo abakorokotse jenoside bazahabwe indishyi z’akababaro k’ababo babuze n’ibyabo babuze muri jenoside yakorewe abatutsi. Mu gihe iyi Jenoside yahitanye abasaga miliyoni mu 1994 yibukwa ku nshuro ya 20, abayirokotse bari batarahabwa indishyi z’akababaro kugeza … Continue reading Indishyi z’akababaro kubarokotse jenoside: Igihe kirageze, Min. Busingye

Hatangiye inyigo yo kureba uko abarokotse Jenoside bahabwa indishyi

Umuryango mpuzamahanga w’abimukira(OIM) na Minisiteri y’Ubutabera mu Rwanda byashyize umukono ku masezerano y’ubufatanye, aho uyu mushinga ugiye gutangira gukora inyigo ku bijyanye no kuba hatangwa indishyi ku barokotse Jenoside yakorewe Abatutsi. Kuwa Gatatu tariki ya 28 Gicurasi 2014, Minisiteri y’Ubutabera nk’urwego ruhagarariye igihugu yashyize umukono kuri aya masezerano yemerera OIM gukora inyigo ku ndishyi yahabwa … Continue reading Hatangiye inyigo yo kureba uko abarokotse Jenoside bahabwa indishyi

France: A new Lawsuit against a genocide fugitive Félicien Baligira

French activists on Monday filed a fresh lawsuit against one Félicien Baligira, who is accused of masterminding the death of more than 6,000 in the former Cyangugu Prefecture during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Baligira, who currently resides in Nantes, a city in western France, is said to have unleashed members of the Interahamwe … Continue reading France: A new Lawsuit against a genocide fugitive Félicien Baligira

ubuhamya Jenoside: Yavuye mu mirambo ariko imibereho iracyagoranye

Jenoside yasize ingaruka zikomeye cyane ku bayirokotse cyane cyane. Patrick Kwihangana ni umwe mu bakozweho bidasanzwe. Ababyeyi be bombi n’umuvandimwe we w’umukobwa wamurutaga cyane bose barishwe, by’umwihariko no mu miryango y’abo kwa se na nyina nabo barashize hasigara mbarwa. Ubuzima nyuma ya Jenoside bwaramugoye cyane. Jenoside yatangiye Patrick afite imyaka itanu. Ati “Nigaga mu kuburamwaka … Continue reading ubuhamya Jenoside: Yavuye mu mirambo ariko imibereho iracyagoranye

Nizeyimana yasigaye wenyine nyuma yo kwihisha mu mwobo n’ibinyogote

Nizeyimana Celestin atuye i Nyarubuye mu karere ka Kirehe i Burasirazuba, yasigaye wenyine mu muryango w’abantu icyenda (9) abana barindwi n’ababyeyi babiri. Yabshije kwihisha mu mwobo w’ibinyogote bimutera amahwa ariko arihangana agumana mo nabyo kugeza Inkotanyi zimugezeho. Jenoside yabaye ari umwana w’umusore w’imyaka 15,  yari umwana wa ba nyakwigendera  Kayinamura Theresphore na Kasirani Tatiana bari … Continue reading Nizeyimana yasigaye wenyine nyuma yo kwihisha mu mwobo n’ibinyogote

HRW:Gacaca did not deliver on its promises of reparations for genocide survivors

Lausanne, Twenty years after the genocide, how do human rights activists see the process of justice and reconciliation for Rwanda?  Interview with Carina Tertsakian, senior researcher on Rwanda at Human Rights Watch (HRW). Hirondelle: Twenty years after the genocide, how do you assess the work of the ICTR? Tertsakian: The ICTR was only ever expected … Continue reading HRW:Gacaca did not deliver on its promises of reparations for genocide survivors

RWANDA/JUSTICE – TRIAL BEGINS OF FIRST ICTR ACCUSED TRANSFERRED TO RWANDA

Arusha, May 15, 2014 (FH) -  The genocide trial of Pastor Jean Uwinkindi finally opened Wednesday before a court in Kigali, after two years of delays. Uwinkindi is the first person to be transferred to Rwanda by the UN’s International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR). His trial has been postponed several times because of defence … Continue reading RWANDA/JUSTICE – TRIAL BEGINS OF FIRST ICTR ACCUSED TRANSFERRED TO RWANDA

Rwanda 2003: Projet de loi sur le fond d’indemnisations pour les victimes du genocide

Un Projet de loi portant creation du fond d'indemnisation pour les victimes du genocide a été developpé et soumis au Parlement national de transition en 2003. Depuis lors, le projet a été retiré par le gouvernement pour des raisons qui restent encore mysterieuse. Voici l’aperçu de l’exposé de motif tel que aparu dans le projet … Continue reading Rwanda 2003: Projet de loi sur le fond d’indemnisations pour les victimes du genocide

UK MP Lefroy: Survivors have a need not just for food but for justice

Photo: UK MP Jeremy Lefroy Jeremy Lefroy, MP for Stafford, calls to remember survivors and highlights the importance of reparation and justice in yesterday’s UK Parliamentary backbench business debate, agreeing on a motion related to the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide. The full debate can be read at Hansard commencing column 358 and extract, … Continue reading UK MP Lefroy: Survivors have a need not just for food but for justice

Catholic church and Tutsi Genocide: No criminal Responsability, said Archbishop Mbonyintege!

The faithful attend a service at St. Michel church. The Church is accused of not doing enough in reconciliation efforts. File. The attitude of the Roman Catholic Church throughout the country’s dark history that led to the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, and its role in helping to bring Rwandans together after the tragedy, has … Continue reading Catholic church and Tutsi Genocide: No criminal Responsability, said Archbishop Mbonyintege!

IBUKA reacts on ICTR’s recent decision to release a convicted ”genocidaire”

The Association of Genocide survivors in Rwanda (Ibuka) and The National Commission against Genocide (CNLG) have taken no kind words for the decision by ICTR Judge Theodor Meron to release genocide suspect, Dr Ntakirutimana Gérard. Dr Ntakirutimana had been earlier on sentenced to 25 years in jail for his role in the 1994 genocide. The … Continue reading IBUKA reacts on ICTR’s recent decision to release a convicted ”genocidaire”

Sinzi, the man who used martial arts to save lives in the Genocide

HE IS COMMONLY known as ‘Maître Sinzi’ in the Karate circles and is a respected figure because of his skills, which have earned him medals in and outside the country. But few know him as a hero who helped save the lives of more than 100 people during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Sitting … Continue reading Sinzi, the man who used martial arts to save lives in the Genocide

Le génocidaire Munyaneza perd en Cour d’appel

La Cour d'appel du Québec confirme la culpabilité du génocidaire rwandais Désiré Munyaneza. Le plus haut tribunal du Québec a rendu cette décision très attendue ce mercredi matin. En 2009, dans un jugement historique, la Cour supérieure du Québec a condamné Munyaneza à la prison à vie pour avoir tué, violé et pillé lors du … Continue reading Le génocidaire Munyaneza perd en Cour d’appel

Kwibuka20: Ingengabitekerezo ya Jenoside yongereye umurengo

Mu gihe icyumweru cy’icyunamo cyatangiraga mu kwibuka ku nshuro ya 20 Jenoside yakorewe Abatutsi, hagaragaye amagambo akarishye cyane asesereza bamwe mu bacitse ku icumu, byerekana ko mu Banyarwanda hakiri ingengabitekerezo ya Jenoside. Mu makuru IGIHE yakuye muri Komisiyo y’igihugu ishinzwe kurwanya Jenoside(CNLG), ni uko hagiye hagaragara ibimenyetso by’ingengabitekerezo ya Jenoside mu baturage, nyamara uhamwe na … Continue reading Kwibuka20: Ingengabitekerezo ya Jenoside yongereye umurengo

Rwanda: la responsabilité de réparer

Par Colette Braeckman Au Rwanda, l’heure est au chagrin, au souvenir. La mémoire des disparus hante les manifestations officielles et les colloques ; le rappel des responsabilités de ceux qui commirent le génocide ou qui le laissèrent se développer sans intervenir est omniprésent. Cependant, des voix manquent à l’appel. Elles ne s’expriment qu’au stade, lorsque … Continue reading Rwanda: la responsabilité de réparer