Tags » Rwandan Genocide

Rwandan Genocide: Our campaign marking 20 years since the genocide comes to an end

Over the past 100 days we have been marking one of the biggest, most damaging humanitarian atrocities in history – the 1994 Rwandan Genocide. Through the testimonies of ten brave women, we helped fulfil their goal — that their stories not only reach other women who are victims of rape but also the perpetrators. 300 more words

Torture

the tips of the wheat tickle the tops of my feet

 

Sliding through a field of golden wheat, dried and ready for harvest, my legs trail below me. My toes point downward as the tips of the wheat tickle the tops of my feet. 1,265 more words

A Story

DR Congo - Understanding Africa’s Largest War 1

The Democratic Republic of Congo is a vast country with a population of sixty million people. It is also one of the poorest countries in the world. 1,466 more words

“RWANDA 1994 ALL OVER AGAIN” IN DRC: PAUL KAGAME’S PLAN TO COUNTER US & UN DEMAND THAT KABILA LEAVES OFFICE IN 2016

Paul Kagame, Rwanda’s president, is very mad and he is planning to do something about it.  He is mad that John Kerry and the Obama administration, … 1,439 more words

Rwanda genocide survivor and Operation Christmas Child shoebox recipient Alex Nsengimana to visit OOTBWC June 29

As a child growing up in Rwanda, Alex Nsengimana routinely faced horrors unfathomable to most. He lost his mother to HIV/AIDS while still young, and then watched the murders of his uncle and grandmother during the Rwandan genocide — all before he was 10 years old. 173 more words

Kigali

Note: This is going to be a long one, so go grab a snack. Then put that snack in a box and mail it to me. 3,162 more words

Peace Corps

"Being patient provided peace": One female survivor of the Rwandan Genocide tells her story

In our latest survivor story marking the 100 day period of the Rwandan Genocide – which took place 20 years ago – Ntakwasa Veneranda tells her story of escaping torture in her hometown and the struggles she faced when bringing perpetrators to justice. 488 more words

IRCT