Impressions of Rwanda 18 years after the genocide

Between April and June 1994, more than 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and politically moderate Hutus were killed over the span of approximately 100 days, leaving the entire country in ruins and its people reeling in the aftermath. Today, Rwanda is a more stable country but the scars of the genocide still...

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Remembering the Holocaust: Lessons Learned

After visiting the Ohrdruf concentration camp near Weimar, Germany in 1945, Gen. Dwight David Eisenhower, Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces recounted, “The things I saw beggar description. The visual evidence and the verbal testimony of starvation, cruelty and bestiality were so...

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Ethnic violence erupts in Kenya

Over 200 Kenyans have been killed in ethnic clashes since January, according to the head of Kenya’s Red Cross, warning the unrest follows patterns of violence seen ahead of previous elections. Kenya is gearing up for a general election in March, the first since late 2007, when the country...

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