Kwibuka23

Kwibuka23: Increase punishment for Genocide ideology, says Ibuka. By James Karyhanga, The New Times.  Not only should the law punishing the crime of Genocide ideology be made tougher but the government and civil society too need to up their momentum … Continue Reading »

Compensation

Compensating survivors: How far have we gone? By Rodrigue Rwirahira, The New Times. Denyse Mukeza could look to her current job as a respite, but the scars and losses she incurred 23 years ago remain raw. She is the branch … Continue Reading »

Justice

Editorial: Victims of the Genocide need full justice. THE NEW TIMES, March 25, 2017. A historic ruling was passed Friday at The Hague, as far as international criminal justice is concerned. The International Criminal Court (ICC) set precedence when it … Continue Reading »

Support

Psychosocial support essential for survivors to live productive lives. In a few days from now, the country will once again for the 23rd time remember the 1994 genocide against the Tutsis. The killing of more than 1 million Tutsi caused … Continue Reading »

Apology

Rwandan genocide survivors welcome Pope’s apology. Survivors hope Pope Francis’s Monday statement will help secure arrests of fugitive clergy implicated in 1994 violence. By Ivan Nganwa, Anadolou Agency. KIGALI, Rwanda. Survivors of the 1994 Rwandan genocide have welcomed an apology … Continue Reading »

AERG/GAERG

Genocide survivor groups exude hope for the future. By The New Times. Yesterday began the AERG-GAERG Week, when young survivors of the Genocide embark on a countrywide string of social activities. Among them is to show gratitude to the few … Continue Reading »

Redress

MPs urge CNLG to prioritize redress of challenges facing Genocide survivors. By Eugene Kwibuka, The New Times. Fighting trauma among Genocide survivors, finding proper homes and legal aid for them, as well as social support, are some of the critical … Continue Reading »

Extradition

Rwanda: Extradition Hearing for 5 Genocide Suspects Starts in UK. By Jean D’Amour Mbonyinshuti, The New Times. The High Court in London has begun the appeal hearing in a longstanding case concerning extradition of five Rwandans suspected of participating in … Continue Reading »

Gacaca Archive

Rwf5 billion to complete Gacaca digital archiving. By Eugene Kwibuka, The New Times. With a fraction of Gacaca archives already digitised, it will require about Rwf5.5 billion to complete digitalisation of some 60 million copies of the archives, officials at … Continue Reading »

Trust Fund

Ibuka Roots for Trust Funds to Support Genocide Survivors. By Jane Nabukera, News of Rwanda. Ibuka, the umbrella of Genocide survivors associations is engaging government of Rwanda and the United Nations (UN) to establish a fund that will support survivors’ … Continue Reading »