Daphrose outside her home in 2009, funded by Survivors Fund (SURF)

Daphrose Mukangarambe

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Daphrose Mukangarambe, aged 57 years old. Daphrose died last week after a long struggle with liver disease. Daphrose was truly an inspiration, and one of the first survivors interviewed … Continue Reading »

HMD 2020

Stand Together

Today, January 27th, marks the 75th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau and the commemoration of Holocaust Memorial Day. The theme for the commemoration this year is Stand Together. It explores how genocidal regimes throughout history have deliberately fractured societies … Continue Reading »

Survivors at Bisesero Memorial, Rwanda

Lessons from Rwanda

A new paper, Lessons from Rwanda: Post-Genocide Law and Policy, by Zachary D. Kaufman in the Stanford Law & Policy Review (August 2019) sets out the Lessons from Rwanda which emphasises that “learning from the Genocide against the Tutsi provides … 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 Film

25 Years On

Today marks the International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda and the start of the 100-day commemoration in Rwanda which runs through to July. 25 years on from the genocide, it is as important … Continue Reading »

From Red Earth

From Red Earth

In the space of a hundred days, a million Tutsi in Rwanda were slaughtered by their Hutu neighbors. At the height of the genocide, as men with bloody machetes ransacked her home, Denise Uwimana gave birth to her third son. … 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 »

Sam Hunt with SURF Staff and Supporters

SURF Annual Review 2018

As a prelude to the publication of our Annual Review 2018-19, we feature from it a message from the Chair of Survivors Fund (SURF), Sam Hunt: 2019 will mark the 25th Anniversary of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. … Continue Reading »

25 Years On Film

25 Years On Film

We are proud to confirm details of the screening of our new film, 25 Years On, which will be at Rich Mix on 11am, Sunday 7th April, the International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in … Continue Reading »