Protest against the ICTR led by IBUKA in Rwanda

Reparations for Victims

Reparations for victims matter as much as Kabuga’s trial Prosecutions contribute to history and truth but shouldn’t be allowed to again overshadow compensation for Rwanda’s victims. by Allan Ngari, ISS Africa The arrest on 16 May of Félicien Kabuga, alleged … Continue Reading »

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Rwandan history and the testimonies of the Foundation Rwanda mothers show us that  systemic racism and violence are not new. Our hearts go out to the families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Eric Garner, Tony McDade, Dion Johnson … Continue Reading »

Jus Cogens

The designation “Genocide perpetrated against the Tutsi” has become “Jus Cogens” of international law By Gatete Nyiringabo Ruhumuliza, The New Times On Monday 20th April 2020 at 5:01pm, the United Nations adopted a resolution 74/273, recognising April 7 as the … Continue Reading »

First Lady Jeannette Kagame with other officials during celebrations to mark the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Association of Widows of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi (AVEGA) on Sunday. (The New Times)

AVEGA at 25

By Hudson Kuteesa, The New Times The First Lady, Mrs. Jeannette Kagame on Sunday, February 23, told men and women that were widowed as a result of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi that their lives are an example of resilience … Continue Reading »

AVEGA Western Region Members

EVWEP funded by UK Aid Direct

Survivors Fund (SURF), in partnership with AVEGA Agahozo, have been awarded a grant of £249,613 for a 30-month project from UK Aid Direct, the challenge fund of the UK Department for International Development (DFID) supporting civil society organisations to achieve … Continue Reading »

Jean-Damascene (AERG) leads Legal support on Helpline

Legal Aid Forum Project

Earlier this year, Survivors Fund (SURF) and our partner AERG secured a grant of around Frw 40 million (£35,000) from the Legal And Civil Society Fund, a programme of the Rwanda Legal Aid Forum funded by the Royal Netherlands Embassy. … Continue Reading »