June 19, 2014

Why Are Rwandans Disappearing?

L. Santoro & S. Thomson, New York Times

The Associated Press

Americans, both in government and in the reception lines at events where Mr. Kagame speaks, have been keen to support a government that claims to represent the victims of the genocide, without realizing that no alternative narrative has been allowed to emerge, creating a vacuum in which Rwandan citizens are now demonstrably at risk.

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TAGGED: Paul Kagame, Africa, Rwanda


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