Friday, December 9, 2022

From Warriors to Peace Makers: The Women of ‘NDABAGA’

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During the civil war in Rwanda in 1994, military units on both sides of the conflict included women among their ranks. The number of women in combat was 339. They had...

Media in Conflict During the Rwanda Genocide

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The 1994 Rwandan genocide is the seminal example of the use of media as a tool to instigate conflict. By now the tragic series of events is well-known. Following an April...

GENOCIDE: When Gender Didn’t Matter

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"I didn't intend to commit genocide. It is my children. I didn't plan to kill my children", Ancila says Ancila Mukaminega a prisoner, was married to a Tutsi. She says she killed...

Gacaca Exodus?

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In April 2005, thousands of Rwandans moved south into neighboring Burundi. According to some reports, they are fleeing to avoid being summoned to appear at Gacaca - Rwanda's village courts set...

Genocide in Rwanda: do Evil Ideas Linger On?

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Eleven years have elapsed since genocide in Rwanda claimed more than a million lives. But government officials worry that the ideas which led to those terrible events may still exist throughout...

Rwandan Farmer Charged with Genocide

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A Rwandan farmer accused of killing thousands of Tutsis in southwest Rwanda , recently appeared for the first time before the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Arusha. Munyakazi John Yusuf faces...

Former Rwandan Civic Leader Jailed for Genocide & Rape

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ARUSHA (Internews) -- The United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) on April 28, 2005 sentenced to imprisonment for remainder of his life former councilor of Gishyita sector, Kibuye, Western...

GACACA: Defense Minister Testifies

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Usually, people come to Huye regional stadium in Butare province in the South of Rwanda to watch football matches between teams. Today it's different. People are coming to attend a Gacaca court...

Man Who Pleaded Guilty to Extermination Sentenced by ICTR to 6 Years in Prison

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ARUSHA,Tanzania (INTERNEWS)--The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) on March 14,2005 handed down a six-year jail sentence to a former Rwandan councillor for his role in the 1994 genocide, which claimed...

ICTR Opens Fourth Court to Speed up Genocide Trials

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The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) on 1 March,2005 opened the fourth court room to speed up trials of genocide suspects and to meet the closing UN strategy of 2008. The...

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