- Global Voices - https://globalvoices.org -

Rwanda: Commemorating a 14-Year-Old Genocide

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Rwanda, Ethnicity & Race, Governance, History, Human Rights, Politics, War & Conflict

April 7th marked the 14th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide and was an official day of remembrance in Rwanda [1]. At Pour Une Afrique Plus Ambitieuse et Volontaire Ravel Thombet wrote [Fr]: “Rwandan youth should free itself of this heavy heritage, born of human stupidity… In my upcoming book Interrogations Troublantes [Troubling Interrogations], I try to understand the why and how of this … sudden and unexplainable animosity…this avoidable genocide.”