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Call on President Obama to Withhold Funds From the Government of Rwanda ACTION
World  (tags: Ntaganda, Rwanda, M23, World Bank, US, Obama, funding, violence, politics, crime, humanrights )

- 2016 days ago -
The World Bank is on track to vote to release $135 million in aid to the Rwandan Government. As the Bank's largest donor, the U.S. has enormous influence over this process.
Join the Chain of Giving - Help People Pull Themselves Out of Poverty! SIGN!
World  (tags: children, poverty, Rwanda, ethics, society, gift, help, world, humans )

- 2241 days ago -
The simple act of giving lies at the heart of what it means to be human. Nowhere was this truth more obvious than at a recent Heifer International "Passing of the Gift" ceremony in Kigali, Rwanda.
Rwanda Genocide: Ex-Army Chief Given 30-Year Sentence
World  (tags: world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', Rwanda, genocide, rwanda genocide, africa, politics, society, humanrights )

- 2561 days ago -
Former Rwandan army chief Augustin Bizimungu has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for his role in the 1994 genocide.
Rwanda: Agathe Habyarimana Arrested for Genocide
World  (tags: crime, world, genocide, Rwanda, africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics )

- 3002 days ago -
The former First Lady, and one of the most prominent Genocide fugitives living in France, was arrested by French authorities yesterday, but later released and put under judicial control.
EU Fails to Reistate UN Rights Expert on Congo
World  (tags: world, violence, war, Congo, genocide, starvation, rape, children, women, abuse, Africa, Islam, Muslim, UN, EU, Geneva, Rwanda, politics, humanrights, crime, death )

- 3343 days ago -
Islamic African states lined up on Friday to block a European Union move to reinstate a U.N. human rights expert for the Democratic Republic of Congo, where human rights abuses are continuing after years of warfare.
Sign Petition: Ask President Obama to Send a Special Envoy to the Congo
World  (tags: world, Rwanda, Congo, starvation, children, women, men, war, fighting, rape, looting, violence, humanrights, government, death, conflict )

- 3343 days ago -
Since 1998, an estimated 5.4 million people have died due to the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), while countless others fled to neighboring countries for safety or remain in camps far from their homes.
UN Reports Tens of Thousands More Flee Armed Groups in Congo
World  (tags: world, violence, war, Congo, genocide, starvation, rape, children, women, abuse, Africa, UN, EU, Geneva, Rwanda, politics, humanrights, crime, death )

- 3343 days ago -
Over 250,000 people have been displaced this year in North Kivu, while in Orientale region, nearly 190,000 have been displaced in the last six months, and some 16,000 refugees have fled to South Sudan. Children are abducted as soldiers and sex slaves.
Hutu Militias in Congo: 'We Have to Kill Tutsis Wherever They Are'
World  (tags: rwanda, congo, hutu, tutsi, genocide, militias )

- 3660 days ago -
In the crucible of the ensuing war in neighbouring Congo, Hutu fugitives behind the massacres of the Rwandan genocide are training their children to carry on the mission of extermination, and awaiting their opportunity to return to the mother country.
Rwanda, Suddenly Remembered
World  (tags: africa, conflict, violence, world, HumanRights, genocide, Rwanda, democratic republic of congo )

- 3725 days ago -
Coco McCabe is a writer for Oxfam America, an international relief agency. Together with a small team from the organization's communications and advocacy departments, she is visiting the eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Africa Quake Toll Rises as Homeless Add to Aid Crisis
World  (tags: Africa, earthquake, rwanda, drc )

- 3759 days ago -
The death toll from a series of earthquakes that hit central Africa rose Monday to 44 as a major aid operation for hundreds of injured and thousands of homeless gathered pace amid new aftershocks.
Lucy Liu Begins Her Trip With UNICEF
World  (tags: unicef, world, africa, lucy liu, blog, rwanda )

- 3998 days ago -
UNICEF Ambassador Lucy Liu began her latest UNICEF trip yesterday. She visited the Kigali Memorial Center, established as a reminder to Rwanda and the world of the horrors of genocide, and she is heading to the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Commemorating Past Genocides and Standing Up for Darfur
World  (tags: Genocide, Holocaust, Armenia, Cambodia, Rwanda, Darfur, HumanRights )

- 4043 days ago -
Ironically, the 20th century, that brought us the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights also witnessed the Holocaust and genocides in Armenia, Cambodia and Rwanda.

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