Noam Schimmel Article

The Tutsi and Jewish Experience

In a new paper in the Journal of Victimology and Victim Justice, Noam Schimmel writes on “Personal Reflections on Shared Identity and Contemporary Relationships of Mutual Support and Intersectional Solidarity of Rwandan Tutsi and Jewish Human Rights Advocates”: This article … Continue Reading »

Pictures of victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi archived inside Kigali Genocide Memorial. (Sam Ngendahimana)

Genocidaires in France

French journalist ‘discovers’ three top Genocidaires living scot-free in France By James Karuhanga, The New Times Three suspects under the ‘first category’ of perpetrators of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi live in France, unhindered, according to an expose by … Continue Reading »

Gacaca case files

Compensation cases

Over 30,000 cases need execution to compensate genocide survivors By Michel Nkurunziza, The New Times There is need for renewed efforts to compensate genocide survivors whose properties were damaged or plundered during 1994 genocide against the Tutsi, Ibuka – the … Continue Reading »

Julienne Uwacu, the Director General of the Government of Rwanda Genocide Survivors Assistance Fund (FARG)

FARG

FARG has spent Rwf 333 billion so far, has it lived up to expectations? By Nasra Bishumba, The New Times Since its inception in 1998, the Genocide Survivors Assistance Fund (FARG) has spent billions taking survivor children to school, building … Continue Reading »

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 »