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COVID-19: Group visits to genocide memorials suspended

The National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) on Wednesday, March 18, suspended group visits to Genocide memorials. The move, says CNLG, is in line with preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the country. So far, there are 8 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda, according to...

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 5:00pm

Rwanda urges Belgium to arrest Genocide fugitive Sebatware

The National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) is calling for the arrest and trial of Europe based political leaders of anti-Rwanda militia operating from DR Congo who continue to threaten the peace and security of the region. One such person, the commission noted in a statement...

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:16am

Teachers fear teaching genocide subject in class, Bizimana says

Civic education training – locally known as Itorero – for history teachers is set to be held annually in a bid to tackle the issue of educators fearing to teach genocide-related history, the National Commission for the Fight against the Genocide (CNLG) has said....

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 1:33am

CNLG wants Genocide memorial at ex-Ruhengeri court premises

The National Commission for the Fight against the Genocide (CNLG) seeks to have Muhoza Genocide Memorial in Musanze town set up on the grounds of the former ‘Cour d’Appel de Ruhengeri (Ruhengeri Court of Appeal). At these premises, more than 300 Tutsi were killed during the 1994...

Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 12:59am

Rwandan scholars to get more scientific knowledge on preserving Genocide memory

The National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG), in partnership with the Mémorial de la Shoah, the Holocaust Museum in Paris, France has organised a training series on the Holocaust (Shoah) and the 1994 Genocide perpetrated against the Tutsi. The three-day training commenced this...

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 9:58am

CNLG shines spotlight on Genocide convicts who have evaded justice

Some people who were convicted of Genocide crimes by Gacaca courts have been on the run in an attempt to evade justice, the National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) has said. The disclosure was made on Monday, December 16, 2019, as CNLG was appearing before the parliamentary...

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 7:58pm

Rwanda renews global call to extradite Genocide fugitives

Rwanda has called on countries to extradite people who played a role in the Genocide against the Tutsi, as the world commemorates the 71st anniversary of the International Convention on Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. Adopted by the UN General Assembly in its resolution of...

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 1:41am

Genocide survivors, CNLG want Rukeratabaro life sentence upheld

The appeal trial of Genocide suspect, Theodore Rukeratabaro, in Stockholm’s Svea Court of Appeal, in Sweden started on Monday morning.  Rukeratabaro, alias Tabaro, was in June handed a life sentence after being convicted for genocide. It is not yet clear how long the appeal hearing will...

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 1:25am

Government welcomes life sentence against Genocide suspect in Sweden

The National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) has commended the Swedish judiciary after it handed a life sentence to Théodore Rukeratabaro, a Rwandan, for his role in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The Stockholm District Court Wednesday found him guilty of genocide and crimes...

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 12:29am

ETO massacres: CNLG condemns Belgian court ruling on withdrawal of peacekeepers

A Belgian appeals court ruling on Friday that cleared their government of recalling its peacekeepers from Rwanda during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi which left 2,000 people to face death, is seen by the National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) as being politically...

Sunday, June 17, 2018 - 1:58am

Experts: Rwanda’s dark history must be clearly explained to youth

Rwanda’s history and its dark part about the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi should be clearly explained to the youth in the country and abroad to prevent the latter from falling in the pitfall of denying the Genocide or ending up in total ignorance of what happened. The call was made...

Monday, May 28, 2018 - 9:40am

Survivors call for information on families wiped out in Genocide

Parents work hard to have their younger children realise that which themselves were not able to achieve. Children, in the same manner, struggle to live the visions of their parents and pass them over to another generation. This is the gist of regeneration of humankind, and in a subtle but...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 4:06am

Unity is Rwanda’s greatest weapon - Ndayisaba

The executive secretary of the National Unity and Reconciliation Commission Fidèle Ndayisaba says the recent discovery of mass graves in Kabuga in a way contributes to the reconciliation efforts in the country. In an interview with Sunday Times’ Mira Craig-Morse, Ndayisaba talked about...

Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 4:36am