‘Once in a generation’ chance to secure reparations for the Genocide against the Tutsi. An appeal has been made to the international community to mark the 20th anniversary of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda by backing reparations for … Continue Reading »

UK kwibuka20

On Wednesday 26th March, SURF Vice-Chair, Alphonsine Kabagabo, spoke at the UK Kwibuka20 Global Conversations commemoration event at the Houses of Parliament. Her full speech is available online here, though we paste below an extract: I speak to you first and … Continue Reading »


On the international launch of Kwibuka20, Rwanda’s official campaign to mark the 20th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, Survivors Fund (SURF) and its partner organisations call on the international community to continue to address the ongoing … Continue Reading »

Commemoration Participants

Seventeen years on

Next week is the start of the commemoration of the anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda in which one million Tutsis, and a number of moderate Hutus, were targeted and killed in just one hundred days from April to July … Continue Reading »

Heroes Day

Heroes Day

Today is a public holiday in Rwanda, marking Heroes Day, when Rwanda remembers and celebrates in particular those that have rebuilt the country in the aftermath of the genocide. I would like to add to the roll-call of heroes, all … Continue Reading »