Rwandan Bishop Kambanda Reflects on the Genocide in His Country

Bishop Antoine Kambanda. Photo credit: Sunday Times/Stephen Rwambeho

Today, I conclude my 100 day series remembering the twentieth anniversary of Rwandan genocide. While I have not posted on each of the past 100 days, the people of Rwanda have been on my heart throughout this journey. Today, I am very happy to share a recent email interview I conducted with Bishop Antoine Kambanda of [Read More...]

European Grassroots Antiracist Movement (EGAM) Pays Respects to Murambi Genocide Victims

EGAM in Rwanda from their official Twitter feed at https://twitter.com/EGAMofficial

Today, I continue my 100 day series remembering the twentieth anniversary of Rwandan genocide. Please join me in prayer for those lives lost and impacted in this tragedy. #NeverAgain. LMH When I saw the photo in this tweet from “EGAM” – the European Grassroots Antiracist Movement — it took my breath away. In the photo, you [Read More...]

Rape as a “Genocide Strategy” — Victims Remembered

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Today, I continue my 100 day series remembering the twentieth anniversary of Rwandan genocide. Please join me in prayer for those lives lost and impacted in this tragedy. #NeverAgain. LMH Over the weekend in Rwanda, an event was held to remember the thousands of women who were forcibly raped during the Genocide. As related by the [Read More...]

Rwandans Disappearing?

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Today, I continue my 100 day series remembering the twentieth anniversary of Rwandan genocide. Please join me in prayer for those lives lost and impacted in this tragedy. #NeverAgain. LMH Because it was recommended to me, I spent some time today reading and pondering the recent New York Times Opinion piece Why Are Rwandans Disappearing? The [Read More...]

Guillaume Ancel on His Role in Operation Turquoise: “How can one understand what one doesn’t know?”

French parachutists, part of the international military force supporting the Rwandan relief effort, stand guard at the airport.

Today, I continue my 100 day series remembering the twentieth anniversary of Rwandan genocide. Please join me in prayer for those lives lost and impacted in this tragedy. #NeverAgain. LMH Today in Rwanda, the New Times published an English version adaption of an article that recently ran in Le Monde. In this article, Former French army officer, [Read More...]

“They Might End Up Not Coming”

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Today, I continue my 100 day series remembering the twentieth anniversary of Rwandan genocide. Please join me in prayer for those lives lost and impacted in this tragedy. #NeverAgain. LMH A telling portion of a June 6th speech by  Minister Protais Mitali at the Ministry of Sports and Culture The commemoration period, Kwibuka20, is also a [Read More...]

US Department of State Expresses Concern Over Ongoing Detentions and Arrests in Rwanda

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Today, I continue my 100 day series remembering the twentieth anniversary of Rwandan genocide. Please join me in prayer for those lives lost and impacted in this tragedy. #NeverAgain. LMH Much of what I am learning about the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide confuses me. It would be easy to take at face value the cheery [Read More...]

New York Times Features Art in Rwanda

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Today, I continue my 100 day series remembering the twentieth anniversary of Rwandan genocide. Please join me in prayer for those lives lost and impacted in this tragedy. #NeverAgain. LMH Last week, the New York Times ran an article in their travel section entitled In Rwanda, Looking to Art to Soothe. The piece offered a compelling [Read More...]

One Child of the Rwandan Genocide Prospers

Today, I continue my 100 day series remembering the twentieth anniversary of Rwandan genocide. Please join me in prayer for those lives lost and impacted in this tragedy. #NeverAgain. LMH I often wonder at what could possibly enable a child who was old enough to tangibly comprehend the horrors of the Rwandan genocide to ever overcome [Read More...]

20 Years Ago Today: Remembering Inaction in Genocide Response with Frustration

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Today, I continue my 100 day series remembering the twentieth anniversary of Rwandan genocide. Please join me in prayer for those lives lost and impacted in this tragedy. #NeverAgain. LMH Today’s entry on the Kwibuka20 Twitter feed points to frustration on the part of then UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali at the lack of a swift response [Read More...]


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