Rwanda: The wake of a genocide
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The 1994 genocide in Rwanda resulted in the systematic massacre of 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus in less than 100 days. The events occurred while the international community closed its eyes.

The purpose of this site is to centralize access to a collection of high-quality information resources on the Rwandan genocide that shed a thorough light on the genocide, from its design to its enduring fallout in today's Rwanda.

empty chair Now is a better time than ever to help. Other tragic events in the past years have occulted the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide in the public eye and the level of support to the victims has dropped considerably.

Twenty-five years do not erase the stigma of mass murder. Rememberance and support are still essential.


"Don't talk to me about reconciliation, Mr. President,
talk to me about justice"
Yolande Mukagasana
Genocide survivor


Featured Report:

Rwandan Stories
A collection of video, photography, and journalism exploring the origins, details and aftermath of the Rwandan genocide through the eyes of both survivors and perpetrators.


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Featured Organization:

Foundation Rwanda

Featured News:

They Were Orphaned by the Rwandan Genocide. 25 Years Later, They Are Interviewing the Perpetrators
When Gadi Habumugisha was 2 years old, he was forced to flee his home in Rwanda with his older sister. It was April 1994, and violence was escalating after the death of the president, as ethnic tensions erupted.


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