Burundi: The Tipping Point

There is a crisis in Burundi and not enough is being done to stop it. The ongoing violence in has finally started to attract a lot of international attention in recent days with some observers comparing it to neighbouring Rwanda before the genocide [1], while United Nations officials have stated...

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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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97th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

On Sunday, April 22, 2012, I was given the opportunity, with Abhishek, to attend the 97th anniversary of the Armenian genocide commemoration ceremony. Although much of the ceremony was conducted in Armenian, which I unfortunately do not understand, I was fortunate enough to sit with an older...

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