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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.

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.

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.

Moral Responsibility in International Relations: the US Response to Rwanda

Moral Responsibility in International Relations: the US Response to Rwanda

The question we must ask ourselves is whether the complexity of considerations excuses inaction when confronted with situations of severe human rights violations.

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.

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