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My breakfast with Romeo Dallaire

Today, I was given the honour and the privilege of having breakfast with Lieutenant General the Honourable Romeo Dallaire. Dallaire has become a staple in Canadian history, when he served as the Force Commander of UNAMIR,the ill-fated United Nations peacekeeping force for Rwanda between 1993 and 1994, and attempted to stop the genocide that was being waged by Hutu extremists against Tutsis and Hutu moderates. 699 more words

Inspiration

Drama for Life pays tribute to the victims of violence across Africa.

“147 is not just a number”. These are the words that were uttered by Faith Koli, a journalist from Nairobi, at an event hosted by the Drama for Life (DFL). 252 more words

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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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Drama for Life pays tribute to the victims of violence across Africa.

First appeared in Witsvuvuzela on April 11, 2015 at 11:29 am

“147 is not just a number”. These are the words that were uttered by Faith Koli, a journalist from Nairobi, at an event hosted by the Drama for Life (DFL). 239 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