Friday, December 9, 2022

Repatriating and Rehabilitating Rwanda’s Ex-Combatants

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KIGALI - Ten years after the 1994 genocide Rwanda faces the challenge of demobilizing, repatriating and reintegrating thousands of former government soldiers and militia men who fled into the Democratic Republic...

The Courage to Survive

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KIGALI - After the horrors of the 1994 genocide, it seemed almost inconceivable that one day, Rwandans of different ethnic backgrounds might live side-by-side in peace. But early in 1995, women from...

RWANDA’S RECONCILIATION EFFORTS: A BASKET OF PEACE

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KIGALI - Over thirty years ago, a group of Rwandan women formed a handicraft association to make traditional baskets and to generate a little cash income. The group was called dufatanye,...

Rwanda’s Physically Disabled: A LEGACY OF THE GENOCIDE

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KIGALI - On April 7th Rwanda will commemorate the tenth anniversary of the 1994 genocide in which over 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were killed while the international community wrangled over...

Rwandans Laud Film on Genocide Trials, Want to See More

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"The Arusha Tapes," a two-hour documentary film about the process of justice in the 1994 Rwanda genocide, was screened in two Rwandan townships last week, with over 400 people in attendance. The...

Two Films Address Children’s Rights in the Congo

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Internews has produced two videos to raise awareness of the plight of Congolese children accused of witchcraft. The videos were part of a project funded by the United States Agency for...

Human Rights Conference Opens in Arusha on Friday

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ARUSHA 21 May 2002 (Internews) A three-day human rights conference, organized by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in collaboration with the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda...

Ex-Rwandan Army Officer Arrested in Belgium

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ARUSHA 15 May 2002 (Internews) The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) has confirmed that a former colonel in the Rwanda Armed Forces, Leonidas Rusatira, was arrested today in Belgium. Rusatira, 58,...

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