Rwanda’s youth seek to heal genocide wounds
01 May 2021 | 7:39 am
In 1994, Rwanda's ethnic Hutus massacred an estimated one million Tutsis. The country's younger generation is seeking to heal old divisions between the two ethnic groups, but this comes with its own set of challenges.
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Speaking to reporters while en route home from Canada, Pope Francis said he didn't use the term "genocide" during his trip because it never came to mind.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday (August 10) met with Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde in Kinshasa ahead of his trip to neighboring Rwanda.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Thursday he discussed with Rwandan President Paul Kagame "credible reports" that Rwanda continued to support the M23 rebel group in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Liliane Mugabekazi, arrested in Rwanda for "shameful dressing," has been granted bail. The 24-year-old woman was arrested on August 7 after she attended a concert wearing a sheer dress. The arrest sparked outrage among Rwandans.
Liliane Mugabekazi, arrested in Rwanda for “shameful dressing”, has been granted bail. The 24-year-old woman was arrested on August 7 after she attended a concert wearing a sheer dress. The arrest sparked outrage among Rwandans.
Berlin insists on implementing a controversial deal that recognizes the colonial-era genocide in Namibia, according to responses to parliamentary questions by the socialist Left Party seen exclusively by DW.
The Namibian opposition is demanding the renegotiation of a controversial genocide deal between Namibia and Germany. But, the German government rejects these demands, which leads to even more resentment in Namibia.
One of the men accused of funding and supporting the genocide in Rwanda goes on trial in The Hague. Prosecutors say Félicien Kabuga played a crucial role in the mass killings, in which 800,000 people were killed over just three months in 1994.
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