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CCM Legacy Project Presents Rwandan Genocide Survivor

Rwandan genocide survivor Eugenie Mukeshimana shared her story at the County College of Morris Thursday, Oct. 2 with her emotional journey through survival, childbirth and trying to hide from the violence in the once peaceful country. 617 more words

In Honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

I am reposting this article and book review, originally published in January 2014, to commemorate the 100th anniversary, 24 April 2015, of this tragic event — as Pope Francis has called it, “the first genocide of the 20th Century.” The failure of the world to recognize this atrocity empowered Hitler to condemn to death millions in Europe. 472 more words

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Regina's Rwandan community walk to remember genocide

REGINA – People around the world are commemorating 21 years since the Rwandan genocide, a horrific 100 days in 1994 which took as many as one million lives, mostly members of the Tutsi minority. 130 more words

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Bill Clinton failed to stop genocide in Rwanda, but his foundation is quietly making amends

In the summer of 1994, between 500,000 and one million Rwandans were slaughtered by their own countrymen—an exact death toll has never been pinpointed. The international community stood by in quiet horror, and watched. 806 more words

#Kwibuka21: The perfect selfie spot for the young generation?

I might be stoned to death because of this post but please let me finish first. I told my friends I would blog about this and they gave me the… 775 more words

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Scars and the Smell of Grass: One Survivor's Lasting Reminders of Genocide

More than two decades after the Rwandan genocide, the smell of grass in the summer still gives Consolee Nishimwe nightmares.

Between 250,000 and 500,000 women were raped during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, … 196 more words

And So We Remember

“If you act in the name of conscience, you are stronger than any government in the world.” Rapahel Lemkin

Twenty-one years ago, this week, the… 1,343 more words

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