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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


The Complexities of Remembering: 20 Years After the Rwandan Genocide

PARIS- 20 years ago this spring Rwanda experienced the fastest and most efficient genocide in history. In addition to the indescribable human and emotional cost, it took a tremendous toll on the country’s economy. 670 more words


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

20th Commemoration of the Rwanda Genocide

IHEID Afrique attended the 20th commemoration ceremony of the Rwandan Genocide, which was held in the Maison de la Paix on the 7th of April, and at Palais des Nations on the 9th of April. 84 more words

This post is written by special guest author, Nicole Dales

Most likely, we have all seen an episode of Law and Order. Whenever someone is found beaten and left dead in an alley way, it’s called murder. 640 more words