Denying denialism

The comment of Edward Herman and David Peterson (Rwanda and Srebrenica, 19 July) in the Guardian that “the standard account of the “Rwandan genocide” is monumentally flawed” ranks alongside the parallel claim of that other discredited revisionist historian, David Irving … Continue Reading »

50 Campaigns


50 Campaigns to Shout About by Ellie Levenson is a true call to action! The book highlights memorable campaigns that have succeeded in delivering change, as well as provides tools and resources to those planning and hoping to effectively make … Continue Reading »

A remarkable traveller

It is with great sadness that we learned recently of the death of Roger Diski, a great friend of Rwanda and of Survivors Fund (SURF). Roger was a true pioneer, a social entrepreneur, an activist. As founder of Rainbow Tours, … Continue Reading »

Odette Kayirere with AVEGA members

International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day (IWD) – a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. This year marks the 100th Anniversary of IWD. Much of SURF’s work involves and is led by … Continue Reading »

Vote Odette

I have posted on this blog previously about the work of Odette Kayirere, Coordinator of the Eastern Region branch of AVEGA (Association of Widows of the Genocide). SURF’s Founder, Mary Kayitesi Blewitt OBE, helped to register AVEGA-AGAHOZO (agahozo is a … Continue Reading »