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Monday, April 4th, 2011

‘Making Rwanda a more tragic place than it needs to be’

Stephen Smith in The London Review of Books: I am not arguing that we should all know everything there is to know about Rwanda. My point is that we don’t seem to want to know what happened in 1994, or what’s happening now. We’ve learned the wrong lesson from the organised massacre of 800,000 people,

Friday, January 29th, 2010

Photography: Rape Survivors of the Rwandan Genocide and Their Children

An estimated 200,000 children were conceived as a result of mass rape during the genocide in Rwanda in mid-1994. The Interahamwe, the Hutu militia, went around deliberately raping minority Tutsi women. Photographer Jonathan Torgovnik–working with editors and...