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South Africa not co-operating in arrest of genocide suspect — UN court

Since 2010, the tribunal has handled outstanding and ongoing cases from the former International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

World has failed to learn from Rwanda’s genocide

And yet, too often we are confronted with the shameful reality that the world has not learned the lessons of the 1994 Rwanda genocide.

Rwanda: 25 years after genocide, politics of demonisation as dangerous as ever

In the 25 years since the genocide, the world has witnessed countless crimes fuelled by the same politics of demonisation and tactics of exclusion

Debating media’s role in driving Rwanda’s genocide

Although many years have passed, the Rwandan genocide still has much to teach us about the centrality of media in cases of state violence

Swede jailed for life over Rwanda genocide

Theodore Tabaro, 49, was sentenced by the Stockholm district court for 'genocide' after he was convicted of murder, attempted murder, and kidnappings

The intolerable loss of dignity

Obliterating being human is beyond our comprehension and so we invoke evil and dignity – but the wound is indelible

‘My neighbour murdered nearly all of my family, but now we are friends’

Thanks to a pioneering project survivors and perpetrators of the Rwandan genocide now live side by side in 'reconciliation villages'.

Rwanda’s essential oils offer big profits from little land

Essential oils are increasingly in demand in richer countries for use in cosmetics, food and pharmaceuticals.

Why US universities should cut links with Rwanda

The US should stop backing authoritarian regimes such as Rwanda’s through institutional support that helps propagate tyranny.

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar ‘under house arrest’ in Pretoria, says source

A well-connected regional political consultant said Machar was being kept 'basically under house arrest' near Pretoria with his movements restricted.

Rwanda: Raised in the shadow of death

Twenty-one years after the genocide, Rwanda is rapidly rebuilding its national identity - but ethnicity is still a factor.

Rwanda genocide court closes after 20 years and $2bn

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda closes up shop amid criticism, but at least with some justice served.

Comment: Good health without the fear of ruin

Twenty years after the genocide, Rwanda’s health system is showing drastic improvements.

Appeals judge affirms ruling on Rwanda genocide crimes

The UN-backed tribunal for Rwanda upheld life sentences for two former heads of the ex-ruling party for genocide crimes committed in 1994.

Silence of Rwanda’s dead haunts those who ignored their cries

Many Western reporters downplayed the genocide of Rwanda's Tutsi minority as "ethnic warfare", including Bartholomäus Grill. He looks back with shame.

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