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It’s not what she did

Green MP Golriz Ghahraman worked as a lawyer for the Rwanda tribunals.

That sounds admirable and worthy work doesn’t it?

Would it sound as admirable and worthy if  it was clear she was not working for the prosecution to indict those accused of genocide but for the defence to clear them? 476 more words


4000 hills and counting. Rwanda.

16. Oct. 2017

Disclaimer: It’s a long one!

A thousand frank moto-taxi ride and three security checks. Exit stamp. Rwanda, done! We opted for a flight to Tanzania to save three days of bus travel and are headed to Kilimanjaro International. 1,538 more words

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The Rwandan Genocide: An Overview

First off, some background:

The Rwandan genocide took place as the result of many years of tension between two groups: the Hutus and the Tutsis. First off, it is important to note the misconception that these two groups are racially or ethnically different from one another. 754 more words

Odds And Ends

Rwandan Genocide

The United Nations Genocide Convention, which was established in 1948, defines genocide as “acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group”. 363 more words



It never ceases to amaze me that whatever it is, it’s almost invariably a thing. Who knew, for example, that if you google “diary” and “Holocaust”, there are tomes upon tomes of articles on whether the Anne Frank diary was forged, and thousands upon thousands of people taking a keen interest in what I had no idea even… 2,235 more words

Why My Colleagues Are Idiots

The Rwandan Genocide

By: Rachel Lyle, July 7th, 2017

The Rwandan genocide was an awful and horrific event that should never have happened and should be prevented from ever happening again. 1,436 more words


Left to Tell

I’ve read this one before, but I loved it so much I wanted to read it again for the “Reading the World” challenge: Left to Tell… 229 more words

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