Post Tagged with: "Rwanda"

“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.

The Challenging Road to Reconciliation in Rwanda

The Challenging Road to Reconciliation in Rwanda

In the 1994 Rwandan genocide, Hutus killed about 700 hundred thousand Tutsis. This piece will discuss institutions and processes of reconciliation since the genocide, discussing both their positive and problematic aspects.

R2P: Seeking Perfection in an Imperfect World

R2P: Seeking Perfection in an Imperfect World

While the development of R2P as a concept has been the preserve of international relations theoreticians (albeit ones with large amounts of practical experience), its implementation rests on the practitioners of the day. And these practitioners deal in the world of realpolitik with all of its inconsistencies, relativities and competing national interests.

Review – The Role of France in the Rwandan Genocide

Review – The Role of France in the Rwandan Genocide

Kroslak contests that France was not only involved in events through passivity, but actually enabled the genocide through its support for the Hutu regime before, during and after the killing. Overall, this study represents an estimable and rigorously researched contribution to the subject, though, as this essay will unearth, there are some problematic elements to the book.

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