Rusesabagina: False “humanitarian” and a leader of a terrorist movement

Recently, I visited the Lantos Foundation website, where Paul Rusesabagina is on their list of their Human Rights prize recipients. This leads me to believe that the President of the Lantos Foundation, Katrina Lantos Swett, and Lantos’ board members, do not follow developments in the Great...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020, 12:00 AM

Genocide deniers are fighting a losing battle, the world will continue to mourn with us

On December 23, 2003, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution designating 7 April as the International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda.   The UN General Assembly on January 26, 2018 drafted a resolution where April 7, was marked as the International Day of...

Tuesday, April 7, 2020, 4:53 AM

Kizito Mihigo: Manipulated in life and death

People may have known Petit Seminaire de Butare for its outstanding performance in both Volleyball and Basketball in the past like today. But the school was also known as a hub of classical music composers including Kizito Mihigo. Kizito was the founder of "Melomane Choir” which I was...

Sunday, March 1, 2020, 12:30 PM

Chantal Kayitesi and the 1993 Mugali rescue mission

The footage of late Jean Carbonare crying on French TV 3 on 28 January 1993 can be found online, before going into tears, Carbonare said: “S’il vous plait, faites quelque chose” where he invited the international community to intervene and stop the Genocide which was being...

Sunday, July 14, 2019, 12:43 AM

Genocide denial; the remaining weapon for perpetrators

It’s now 24 years. Year by year; we mourn our beloved ones killed during the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi. As we remember, the perpetrators and their accomplices continue to deny the Genocide using all kinds of communications and while at it, evade justice. The denial aims to hide the...

Saturday, April 7, 2018, 3:56 AM

Genocide: France can keep the archives; the truth is there for all to see

On April 7, 2015 as the world joined Rwandans for the 21st commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi, France proclaimed a good message, something that had never happened for two decades. The then French President (Francois Hollande) decided to declassify documents related to the 1994...

Thursday, September 21, 2017, 12:00 AM

France doesn’t fight Rwanda, it fights with the memory of the 1994 Genocide

In 2004, during the 10th Commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi, France’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Renaud Muselier, staged a walk out when President Paul Kagame mentioned France’s role in arming and training government soldiers and militias who carried out the Genocide. Ten...

Saturday, October 29, 2016, 12:00 AM

Kwibuka22: Reminiscing a 'day of resurrection'

The hour of 9am on June 2, 1994, brought a smile on every Tutsi refugee’s face in the compound of a primary school run by the Kabgayi Catholic Diocese in Muhanga District, after ten agonising days. Kabgayi, which lies on the main highway between Kigali and Huye, is an establishment known in...

Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 12:00 AM

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