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Stories with subject: Genocides
  • Suburban Philly teen waging war on Darfur violence 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 9:23 am
  • ARDMORE, Pennsylvania - Five years ago, Abri Bernstein's mother took her to see a grim documentary called "The Devil Came on Horseback," about war, famine, and genocide in a remote land 6,500 miles away, the troubled Darfur region of Sudan.

  • Apology for UN refusal to stop Rwanda genocide 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 12:02 pm
  • UNITED NATIONS - The man who was president of the U.N. Security Council in April 1994 has apologized for the council's refusal to recognize that genocide was taking place in Rwanda mainly against the Tutsi minority - and for doing nothing to halt the slaughter of more than one million people according to government figures.

  • Tanzanian president warns Congo rebels to disarm 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 10:31 am
  • DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - Tanzania's president warned armed groups operating in eastern Congo to disarm or risk being hunted down by Congolese and U.N. forces in an interview with The Associated Press.

  • Florida editorial roundup 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 4:46 pm
  • Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:

  • Rwanda orphans school teaches unity post-genocide 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 1:06 pm
  • RWAMAGNA, Rwanda - Most of the kids in a school set amid the lush green, rolling hills of eastern Rwanda don't identify themselves as Hutu or Tutsi.

  • Wails, sobs: Rwanda marks 20 years since genocide 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 12:49 pm
  • KIGALI, Rwanda - Displaying both pride and pain, Rwandans on Monday marked the 20th anniversary of a devastating 100-day genocide that saw packed churches set on fire and machete-wielding attackers chop down whole families from a demonized minority.

  • French envoy barred from Rwanda genocide ceremony 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 4:50 am
  • PARIS - France's ambassador to Rwanda says he has been barred from ceremonies marking the 20th anniversary of the genocide after the Rwandan president said France bore some responsibility in the killings of more than 1 million Tutsis and moderate Hutus.

  • Obama pays tribute to victims of Rwanda genocide 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 6:41 pm
  • WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is remembering the victims of the Rwandan genocide, an event he says was "neither an accident nor unavoidable."

  • Rwanda genocide: Man and victim now friends 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 10:47 am
  • NYAMATA, Rwanda - She lost her baby daughter and her right hand to a manic killing spree. He wielded the machete that took both.

  • Rwandan stories inspire Michigan poet, professor 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 4:05 am
  • EAST LANSING, Michigan - A Michigan State University education professor has helped survivors of the Rwandan genocide tell their stories through poetry.

  • US envoy to focus on genocide prevention in Africa 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 8:31 pm
  • UNITED NATIONS - U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power said Friday she's going to Africa not just to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rwanda genocide but to spotlight ethnic killings in Central African Republic and the potential for violence in Burundi.

  • 20 years: Rwanda genocide flame stirs memories 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 8:46 am
  • NYARUBUYE, Rwanda - Rows of human skulls sit in glass cases near the red brick Catholic church here. Some are cracked in half; holes are punched in others. Hundreds of arm and leg bones lie nearby. To the left is a table of tools: rusty shovels, hoes, pipes, and a machete - the weapons of genocide.

  • Rwandan hotel manager who saved lives giving talk 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 4:05 am
  • ANN ARBOR, Michigan - The man credited with saving more than 1,200 people during the Rwandan genocide will speak this week at the University of Michigan as part of a 20th anniversary commemoration of the slaughter.