Rwanda: Media's Poor Coverage of Genocide Criticised


Uganda State Minister for Regional Cooperation, Asuman Kiyingi, has lashed out at the international media and humanitarian organisations for allegedly misreporting facts about the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush pause for a moment of silence after laying a wreath on a Genocide mass grave.(File Photo)

  • Rwanda:  North America Commemorates Genocide

    The New Times, 10 April 2012

    People around the world continue to stand with Rwandans as the nation commemorates the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, for the 18th time. read more »

  • Rwanda:  KHI, KIST Students Visit Nyarubuye Memorial

    The New Times, 10 April 2012

    KIREHE-Students of Kigali Health Institute (KHI) and Kigali Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), yesterday visited Nyarubuye Genocide Memorial Site, where they listened in ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  We Aren't in a State of Normalcy, Don't Ever Doubt It

    The New Times, 10 April 2012

    Last Thursday, I joined various experts, embassy staff, journalists and politicians in the Serena hotel to participate in CNLG's International Conference on Genocide, under the ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Why Kagame Is Sure the Country Won't Lose Gains

    The New Times, 10 April 2012

    "Those who still harbour genocide ideology will not be allowed to take us back to our tragic history. They will not. They cannot. They have already failed." read more »

  • Rwanda:  Belgian Police Arrest Genocide Protester

    News of Rwanda, 10 April 2012

    Police in Brussels have arrested a Rwandan opposition politician, Boniface Rutayisire, who on Saturday April 07, tried to protest against the 1994 genocide against Tutsis in the ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Volleyball Fraternity to Remember Fallen Colleagues

    The New Times, 10 April 2012

    RWANDA Volleyball Federation has confirmed that this year's Genocide memorial tournament will be played in June, but the dates have not been fixed, according to the federation's ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Envoys Sound Alarm Over Genocide Denial

    The New Times, 10 April 2012

    As Rwandans and friends of Rwanda continue to commemorate the 18th anniversary of the Genocide against the Tutsi, the country's diplomats have called on the international community ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  'In Such Countries, Genocide Is Not Too Important'

    The New Times, 10 April 2012

    The title is derived from comments attributed to French President, Francois Mitterrand, by American writer Phillip Gourevitch and is illustrative of France's shameful stance in ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Keeping Country's History Alive

    The New Times, 10 April 2012

    This week, the Rwandan people and friends of Rwanda are commemorating the one million innocent lives lost during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. read more »

  • Rwanda:  'Never Again' Tourney Set

    The New Times, 10 April 2012

    TWELVE teams, including one from Canada, will grace this year's 'Never Again' karate tournament slated for April 22 at Amahoro indoor stadium. read more »

  • Rwanda:  Peace Corps Introduce Energy Saving Fuel

    The New Times, 10 April 2012

    United States volunteer service organisation, Peace Corps, has introduced energy saving fuel in Rwanda, in an effort to help conserve the environment by reducing the impact of ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Genocide Commemoration Vital for Unity - Survivors

    The New Times, 10 April 2012

    Annual commemorations of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi are important in fostering unity and reconciliation among Rwandans, survivors in Nyange sector, Ngororero District ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Indian Varsity Plans to Open Local Campus

    The New Times, 10 April 2012

    One of India's oldest universities, Bangalore University, is exploring the option of establishing medical and traditional universities in Rwanda in collaboration with local ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  The Legacy of Gacaca

    The New Times, 10 April 2012

    Gacaca courts have tried as many as 1,951,388 Genocide suspects over the last decade, an official has said. read more »

  • Rwanda:  Examine the Past, but With a View to the Future

    Rwanda Focus, 9 April 2012

    This week, the nation commemorates the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi when nearly a million people were killed in the most heinous crimes against humanity in recent history. read more »

  • Rwanda:  Genocide Commemoration and Passion Week

    Rwanda Focus, 9 April 2012

    This week is one of profound paradox. On Friday, 6 April our Rwanda churches remember Good Friday. On Saturday, 7 April we begin the Week of Mourning to Commemorate 18 years since ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  How the Beautiful Game Helped Restore Unity

    Rwanda Focus, 9 April 2012

    They were audacious footballers training in risky conditions. They had no coaches, no doctors, no leadership - only the colors of their jerseys and a single ball. They had always ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Nothing Will Impede the Post-Genocide Progress of Nation

    Rwanda Focus, 9 April 2012

    As Rwanda commemorates, for the eighteenth time, the Genocide in which over a million Rwandans perished in the most violent and cruel ways imaginable, in a bloodbath imagined, ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  'They Have Already Failed'

    Rwanda Focus, 9 April 2012

    The Rwandan government will do all in its power, with all its institutions, in order to consolidate what was achieved during the last 18 years, President Paul Kagame said at the ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Conference Discusses Genocide Denial

    News of Rwanda, 7 April 2012

    Experts at the ongoing international conference on the 1994 genocide against the Tusti say that its denial is still at large eighteen years after it was orchestrated. read more »

  • Rwanda:  President Obama On Anniversary of Genocide

    United States Department of State, 7 April 2012

    Statement by the President on the 18th Anniversary of the Genocide in Rwanda read more »

  • Rwanda:  Statement By Secretary Clinton on the 18th Anniversary of the 1994 Genocide

    United States Department of State, 7 April 2012

    The following is a statement by U.S. Secretary Clinton on the 18th Anniversary of the 1994 Rwandan genocide: read more »

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