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Writing a Book about Rwanda

Starting next month, I am helping a work buddy write his memoirs about leaving Rwanda, during the 1994 war.  I will have my questions, What questions would you like to ask?   510 more words

Shaking Hands with the Enemy, My Brother

April 2014 marks the twentieth anniversary of the Rwandan genocide. One of the major conflicts of the 1990s, it forced the international community to face and define the degree of their support for such large scale, massacres in places like Africa, the Baltic, and South America. 476 more words

The Ultimate Re-Connection: Pure Nirvana, The Artist and His Original Label, and a Race War finally at Peace

The last two weeks have provided us with three incredible examples of people re-connecting after long standing battles and turf wars with lines drawn-in-the-sand with “Don’t cross or its WAR!!!” signs. 734 more words

Rwanda 2014: Military Power-Politics

In my previous article we looked at the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide which took place between April – June of 1994, how it occurred and focused on how Hutu Power collaborating with Rwandan Government Forces conducted the mass extermination of the Tutsis and Hutu moderates. 2,054 more words

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When bad things happen, how do you begin to decide to place blame?

When someone harms or takes the life of another, how do you justify their actions? 302 more words

An Apology for the Rwandan Genocide, 20 Years Later

The New Zealand diplomat who was president of the U.N. Security Council at the start of the Rwandan genocide in April 1994 has apologized for the council’s refusal to recognize and halt the slaughter, in which up to one million lives were lost. 129 more words

terminology

This April, 2014, marks 20 years since a horrific event (in truth, the worst of a series of events) – the Genocide against the Tutsi. Several days ago, I was hanging out with a group of friends and we had an interesting (and very heated) debate about that title ‘The Genocide against the Tutsi’. 1,145 more words

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