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Gen. Karake's Arrest: Another Crack in the Kagame Regime
World  (tags: Emmanuel Karenzi Karake, Rwanda, justice, ending impunity, crimes aginst humanity )

- 1019 days ago -
The US Department of State, then led by Secretary Hillary Clinton, requested a privilege for Kagame that even former President Bill Clinton was unable to obtain as president. The privilege was immunity from a US civil lawsuit on the basis of Kagame...
The Uncondemned
World  (tags: The Uncondemned, Pierre Prosper, rape as crime, OJ Simpson, Sara Dareshori, rape as genocide, Nuremberg, Rwanda )

- 1388 days ago -
In 1997, a group of lawyers and activists prosecuted rape as a crime against humanity. It was the first international tribunal since Nuremberg. This is the story of their fight for the first conviction for genocide and for rape as a form of genocide.
Rwanda: 20th Anniversary of the Genocide
World  (tags: genocide, Rwanda, anniversary, remembrance, world, politics, violence, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', death, crime, government, humanrights, news, africa )

- 1443 days ago -
Twenty years ago, most political scientists would say, Rwanda was doomed to become another Somalia, but the country escaped that fate
Rwanda Genocide Survivors Lament Syria on Eve of 20th Anniversary
World  (tags: genocide, Rwanda, Syria, ehtnic cleansing, war, world, politics, violence )

- 1506 days ago -
Survivors haunted by the lessons the world has yet to learn from the slaughter of approximately 800,000 ethnic Tutsis
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 )

- 2015 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 )

- 2240 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 )

- 2560 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 )

- 3001 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 )

- 3341 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 )

- 3342 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 )

- 3342 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 )

- 3659 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 )

- 3724 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 )

- 3758 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 )

- 3997 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.

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