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 trial

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 »

Imprisonment

Sweden sentences man to life imprisonment for genocide in Rwanda. Reporting by Anna Ringstrom, Reuters. A Swedish court sentenced on Monday a 61-year-old man to life in prison for genocide in Rwanda in 1994, the second such case brought by … Continue Reading »

Kabarondo

Rwandan genocide survivors hope for justice from Paris trial. By Stephanie Aglietti. Kabarondo (Rwanda) (AFP) – Twenty-two years after the Rwandan genocide, Jean-Damascene Rutagungira still cannot bear the sight of the Catholic church in the eastern village of Kabarondo, where his … Continue Reading »

Compensation

Expedite Compensation of Genocide Survivors – Senators. The New Times, 29th March 2016. By Rodrigue Rwirahira The Executive Secretary for the National Unity and Reconciliation Commission (NURC) appeared in senate on Monday to explain the commission’s role seeking solutions to … Continue Reading »

AERG Helpline

A counseling and legal telephone helpline was set up in August 2013 by AERG in partnership with SURF as a result of the need for young genocide survivors enrolled in Secondary School or University to access this support. As the … Continue Reading »