An Enhanced Resilience Training Session at AVEGA

Healing through therapy

How an initiative is helping survivors find healing through therapy By Lydia Atieno, The New Times The dark past of Rwanda’s history left many wounds in the hearts of survivors. It’s been 27 years since the horror of the 1994 … 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 »

Aloys Rwamasirabo lost nine children and other family members during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

Nyange Parish Genocide Memorial

Kwibuka27: How Aloys Rwamasirabo fought to keep the Nyange memory alive Nyange Parish became known for the bloody massacres which claimed between 2,000 and 3,000 lives. By Linda M. Kagire, The New Times What would you do if a collapsed … Continue Reading »

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 »