Responding to Genocide – Stories from Rwanda

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Responding to Genocide – Stories from Rwanda

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It is now almost thirteen years since the genocide took place in Rwanda. We think our readers will be moved to hear of the work of organisations which are supporting survivors and continuing to seek justice.

 

Contained in this pack are four articles:

A Small Light as We Walk This Long Road: The Work of Ibuka— Kaboyi Benoit

Kaboyi Benoit is Executive Director of Ibuka, the national survivors’ organisation in Rwanda. In the following interview, he describes how Ibuka supports the survivors of the Rwandan genocide, seeks justice for those who were killed, and honours their memory. This interview took place in Kigali, Rwanda. Cheryl White and David Denborough were the interviewers.

Intimacy and Betrayal in the Story of Genocide— Rakiya Omaar

Rakiya Omaar is the author of the book Rwanda: Death, despair and defiance and co-founder of the human rights organisation African Rights. In this interview, Rakiya provides a broader context in which to understand the genocide in Rwanda and describes the continuing efforts that are taking place to come to terms with these events. The interviewers were Cheryl White and David Denborough.

Gift for Life: From Researching to Responding to Women Who Were Raped during the Rwandan Genocide— Elizabeth Rugege

Gift for Life is a project supporting women who survived sexual violence during the Rwandan genocide. This interview describes this work, its history and the thinking that informs it.

Reflections on 'Stories from Rwanda'— Yishai Shalif and Makungu Akinyela

Two letters of reflection in response to the ‘stories from Rwanda’ articles.

 

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