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 »

Becoming Human Again

Becoming Human Again

Genocide involves significant death and trauma. Yet the enormous scope of genocide comes into view when one looks at the factors that lead to mass killing, the struggle for survival during genocide, and the ways survivors reconstruct their lives after … 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 »

Books Recommended (February 2021)

Reading List

At Survivors Fund (SURF) we often come across new books on the genocide, or published testimonies of survivors. Most recently we have showcased a remarkable new book of testimonies published as And I Live On. Last year in our News … Continue Reading »

And I Live On

And I Live On

There are many good books on the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, though not that many which feature testimonies of the survivors. Survivors Fund (SURF) self-published Survival Against the Odds, and the founder of our partner organisation Foundation Rwanda, … Continue Reading »