Kwibuka 27

Kwibuka 27

As we commemorate the Genocide, we all have a role to play By The New Times This week, the country will be commencing, for the 27th time, activities to commemorate the over a million innocent lives killed in the 1994 … Continue Reading »

Mourners listen to a genocide survivor giving testimony during a commemoration event at Murambi Genocide Memorial in 2017. The uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 outbreak has heightened mental health problems among the survivor community (photo: Sam Ngendahimana, The New Times)

Call for help for survivors

Kwibuka27: Call for help to survivors as country gears up for commemoration amidst Covid By Nasra Bishumba, The New Times Two weeks before the world commemorates the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi for the 27th time, survivor organisations say that … Continue Reading »

Kwibuka 27

A Postcolonial Reflection

Ahead of the Commemoration of the 27th Anniversary of the Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda (Kwibuka 27) We publish here an extract from a thought piece by Noam Schimmel on “A Postcolonial Reflection on the Rwandan Genocide Against the … Continue Reading »

Members of the Association of Student Survivors of the Genocide (AERG) during a visit at a model village built for elderly Genocide survivors in Nyanza District in 2019. (Photo: The New Times)

AERG – GAERG Week

Youth survivors rally peers to push back against genocide denial ideology By Michel Nkurunziza, The New Times Rwandan Graduates Genocide Survivors Organisation (GAERG) and the Association of Student Survivors of the Genocide (AERG) have embarked on the activities to be … Continue Reading »

Kigali Genocide Memorial: Memorial Wall of Names

Commemoration

We publish here an extract from an address by Noam Schimmel on the Commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide Against the Tutsi, Kalamazoo, Michigan, June 8, 2019 History can have about it a feeling of inevitability. It … Continue Reading »

25 Years On

25 Years On

As we approach the 25th Anniversary of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda next month, we are working hard at preparing for the commemoration in particular through our counselling programmes which ensure that survivors have access to support to … Continue Reading »