On the Anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide


20 years after the Rwandan genocide, the world still has not made “never again” a reality. On this anniversary of the start of the Rwandan genocide there has been some powerful statements and reflections. We would like to direct you to three in particular:

The New York Times Editorial Board

Portraits of Reconciliation

Article by Lieutenant-General Romeo Dallaire (commander of the UN Assistance Mission for Rwanda at the time of the genocide)

Dallaire writes, “… at its heart, the Rwandan story is the story of the failure of humanity to heed a call for help from an endangered people.”