Op-Ed: Germany paid Holocaust reparations. Will the U.S. do the same for slavery?

Los Angeles Times: Born as a white girl in the segregated South, I’ve spent most of my adulthood as a Jewish woman in Berlin. This double perspective has fueled my resolve to explore America’s fraught relationship with its history. It is easy to point to the differences between the Holocaust and the enslavement and abuse … Continue reading Op-Ed: Germany paid Holocaust reparations. Will the U.S. do the same for slavery?

Dore Impamvu Urupfu Rwose Rugomba Gukurikirwa n’Iperereza

A Guest post by  Author, Happy A. Umwagarwa. Hashize iminsi, amezi cyangwa imyaka, dusoma inkuru z’Abanyarwanda bapfuye ku buryo butari ubw’ikirago. Ndavuga abasangwa mu nzu zabo cyangwa mu magereza biyahuye, abagongwa n’imodoka, abasangwa mu ishyamba cyangwa mu mayira bigaragara ko bishwe n’abantu batazwi, ndetse n’abo twumva bishwe n’inzego z’umutekano kubera impamvu zitandukanye zirimo kuba bari … Continue reading Dore Impamvu Urupfu Rwose Rugomba Gukurikirwa n’Iperereza

Iyicwa Ry’Abarokotse Jenoside: Ibyatangajwe na CNLG na IBUKA Biraca Amarenga Y’aho Ukuri Guherereye

Ejo hashize nkimara gusoma ibaruwa ifunguye Diane Rwigara yandikiye Perezida Paul Kagame ku iyicwa ry’abarokotse jenoside, navuganye n’inshuti yanjye, Felix, nawe warokotse jenoside, mubwira iyo nkuru y’urucantege. Mu magambo ameze nk’ubuhanuzi,  Felix (izina rihinduye),  yarambwiye ati: ‘’ ibirego Diane ashinja Leta muri iriya baruwa ye, ntabwo nzi neza ukuri kwabyo. Ariko ibi ngiye kukubwira nubona … Continue reading Iyicwa Ry’Abarokotse Jenoside: Ibyatangajwe na CNLG na IBUKA Biraca Amarenga Y’aho Ukuri Guherereye

BBC: Diane Rwigara yandikiye Perezida Kagame yinubira ‘iyicwa ry’abacitse ku icumu mu Rwanda’

Diane Rwigara, umunyapolitiki utavuga rumwe n'ubutegetsi mu Rwanda, yandikiye ibaruwa ndende Perezida Paul Kagame amumenyesha ko ahangayikishijwe n'iyicwa ry'abarokotse Jenoside, ndetse n'abandi batayirokotse avuga ko rikorwa n'inzego zishinzwe umutekano. Yavuze ko mu ibaruwa ye yibanze ku barokotse Jenoside kuko u Rwanda rukiri mu minsi 100 yo kwibuka. Avuga ko atandikiye imiryango nka CNLG na Ibuka … Continue reading BBC: Diane Rwigara yandikiye Perezida Kagame yinubira ‘iyicwa ry’abacitse ku icumu mu Rwanda’

Rwandan Government Behind The Killings Of Dozens Of Genocide Survivors, Diane Rwigara

Diane Rwigara, a prominent Rwandan Critic and 2017 Presidential hopeful, accuses the Rwandan government’s security forces to murder many dozens of genocide survivors including Jean-Paul Mwiseneza who was brutally killed last month. The government has not commented on these allegations yet. In an open letter addressed to President Paul Kagame today, Ms. Rwigara, a genocide … Continue reading Rwandan Government Behind The Killings Of Dozens Of Genocide Survivors, Diane Rwigara

EARLY RELEASE OF ICTR CONVICTS: THE PRACTICE BEYOND THE OUTRAGE

For years, hardly anyone paid much attention to issues of incarceration, rehabilitation, release and reintegration of convicted génocidaires by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR). Until a year ago when the government of Rwanda, alongside former ICTR officials, academics and NGOs, expressed outrage at the idea of the early release of genocide convicts. And now the … Continue reading EARLY RELEASE OF ICTR CONVICTS: THE PRACTICE BEYOND THE OUTRAGE

Intwari Ntamenye Izina

  Mu gitondo cy'uyu munsi dukangutse, nabajije umukobwa wa mabukwe icyamukoze ku mutima ku munsi nk'uyu twibuka urugamba rwo kwibohora. Yabaye nk'uhumeka asuhuza umutima, menya ko inkuru agiye kumbwira ari inkuru ishora imizi mu ishavu, umwihariko inkuru z'abarokotse irimburabatutsi zihuriyeho. Yambwiye ati: "Icyakonze ku mutima ni ubutwari bw'iz'amarere by'umwihariko intwari yambohoye, umusirikare w’ inkotanyi ntamenye … Continue reading Intwari Ntamenye Izina

The Recent Murder Of A Rwandan Genocide Survivor Reveals Little-Known Challenges That Survivors Face In Rwanda.

A Rwandan man survived the genocide against the Tutsi only to be murdered in cold blood 25 years later. Neighbors who spoke at the funeral three weeks ago had no slight doubt of who might be responsible for the murder and why. ‘’These are not just thugs as some local government officials suggested. Jean-Paul Mwiseneza … Continue reading The Recent Murder Of A Rwandan Genocide Survivor Reveals Little-Known Challenges That Survivors Face In Rwanda.