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Thursday 17 September 2009
Wednesday 26 August 2009
Tuesday 18 August 2009
Monday 17 August 2009
Thursday 09 July 2009
Fifteen years ago, Beatha Uwazaninka spent 100 days as a fugitive in her own land while little by little, her family was slaughtered during the Rwandan genocide. Now she lives in the Midlands with her British husband and four-year-old daughter, but, she says: "You never leave the pain behind, it follows you everywhere."
Thursday 09 July 2009
Wednesday 08 July 2009
Monday 06 July 2009
“I think they might benefit from a Beeching-style enquiry to explore just how well they are serving the public with the public’s money and just how many of those media branchlines are really necessary and viable” The ITV newsreader Alastair Stewart questions the value of the BBC
Monday 22 June 2009
A UN court trying masterminds of Rwanda's 1994 genocide today gave a 30-year jail sentence to a former interior minister accused of tricking thousands of people to hide on a hill before they were killed.
Sunday 12 April 2009
Thursday 09 April 2009
Sunday 29 March 2009
In the marshes – vast stretches of slime and papyrus – human beings hacked each other to death. Those who survived still live with the hellish memories of the Rwandan genocide, and those memories are the subject of this latest harrowing book by the journalist Jean Hatzfeld, a winner of the Prix Médicis in France. His two previous volumes were Into the Quick of Life, which documented the experience of Tutsi witnesses who had survived the genocide, and A Time for Machetes, which exposed the mindset of the Hutu killers.
Wednesday 25 March 2009
Friday 27 February 2009
Tuesday 24 February 2009
Alison des Forges, the human-rights campaigner who was killed in the Continental Airlines crash outside Buffalo on 12 February, was arguably the most authoritative expert on the Rwanda genocide in the world. Des Forges, a historian by training, devoted her adult life and work to Rwanda, which was the subject of her doctoral thesis in 1972; she was one of the rare American specialists in the field.
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