Post Tagged with: "Rwanda"

Linking Instrumentalist and Primordialist Theories of Ethnic Conflict

Linking Instrumentalist and Primordialist Theories of Ethnic Conflict

Extant explanations of ethnic conflict typically fall under two fundamental theories. Neither can independently explain ethnic conflicts satisfactorily.

Moral Responsibility in International Relations: The US Response to Rwanda

Moral Responsibility in International Relations: The US Response to Rwanda

With the evolution of solidarism in the English School, new complexities associated with the concept of moral responsibility are revealed at the state level.

BBC and Genocide in Rwanda: Conflict of Competence over Post-Genocide Narrative

BBC and Genocide in Rwanda: Conflict of Competence over Post-Genocide Narrative

Told or untold, known or unknown, the story of the Rwandan genocide still rouses raw passions and powerful emotions.

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.

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.

Unpacking Rwanda’s Involvement in DR Congo and the International Response

Unpacking Rwanda’s Involvement in DR Congo and the International Response

Censuring Rwanda for its involvement in DR Congo could put its prominent UN peacekeeping contributions at risk. Rwanda has shown some willingness to negotiate a withdrawal of M23 from Goma.

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