Post Tagged with: "Rwanda: 20 Years On"

Rwanda’s Mediation of Memorialization through Community-Based Sociotherapy

Rwanda’s Mediation of Memorialization through Community-Based Sociotherapy

Twenty years after the Rwandan genocide, the implementation of sociotherapy, and its focus on empathy and care, is helping genocide survivors deal with painful memories.

Lessons from a Personal Journey through the Genocide in Rwanda

Lessons from a Personal Journey through the Genocide in Rwanda

The best way to honour those whom the international community failed in Rwanda twenty years ago is to learn the right lessons and apply them today with greater resolve.

The Failures of Bystanders to Prevent or Stop the Genocide in Rwanda

The Failures of Bystanders to Prevent or Stop the Genocide in Rwanda

Part of the responsibility for the 1994 Rwandan genocide lies with the bystanders who watched the event unfold and did little to prevent it from happening.

The Gacaca Courts in Rwanda: Contradictory Hybridity

The Gacaca Courts in Rwanda: Contradictory Hybridity

The gacaca courts, which deal with crimes related to the 1994 genocide, are very well known, but their actual functioning and legacy remain little understood.

Rwanda’s National Unity and Reconciliation Program

Rwanda’s National Unity and Reconciliation Program

As Rwanda marks the 20th anniversary of the 1994 genocide, national unity and reconciliation are not yet a reality for many who lived through the violence.

“Thinking Big”: Rwanda’s Post-Genocide Politics

“Thinking Big”: Rwanda’s Post-Genocide Politics

Twenty years on from the Rwandan genocide, there are worries that President Paul Kagame’s growing authoritarianism threatens to undermine Rwanda’s development successes.

A Legacy Deferred?: The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda at 20 Years

A Legacy Deferred?: The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda at 20 Years

20 years after the genocide, the work of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda has shown once again how justice is indispensable for sustainable peace.

Breaking the Silence: Rwandan Women Survivors Give Testimony and Find a Voice

Breaking the Silence: Rwandan Women Survivors Give Testimony and Find a Voice

In contemporary Rwanda, women are willing to speak out and actively shape public discourse on such issues as the government, ethnicity, the genocide, and sexual violence.

The Moral Obligation to Intervene in Rwanda

The Moral Obligation to Intervene in Rwanda

Whilst the genocide was transpiring in Rwanda in 1994, there was only one morally defensible course of action for the international community – intervention.

The 1994 Rwandan Genocide

The 1994 Rwandan Genocide

UN and foreign military interventions may have postponed the 1994 genocide that occurred in Rwanda, but they would not have solved the underlying problems that led to it.

Please Consider Donating

Before you download your free e-book, please consider donating to support open access publishing.

E-IR is an independent non-profit publisher run by an all volunteer team. Your donations allow us to invest in new open access titles and pay our bandwidth bills to ensure we keep our existing titles free to view. Any amount, in any currency, is appreciated. Many thanks!

Donations are voluntary and not required to download the e-book - your link to download is below.