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Rwanda Topics

Democracy Now! stories, posts and pages that relate to Rwanda

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  • President Clinton traveled to Rwanda today, the latest stop on his six-country 12-trip through sub-Saharan Africa.
    March 25, 1998 | Story
  • President Clinton leaves this weekend for the only comprehensive trip to Africa ever undertaken by a sitting American president. On the six-country, ten day tour, President Clinton is slated to visit Ghana, Uganda, Rwanda, South Africa, Botswana, and Senegal.
    March 18, 1998 | Story
  • Today, a PBS Frontline documentary looks back at the origins and horrors
    of one of the worst genocidal massacres since the Nazi Holocaust: The slaughter of some 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus by the nationalist Hutu regime of Rwanda in 1994. Valentina’s Nightmare tells the miraculous story of a 13-year-old Tutsi girl who survived the massacre by living among a group of dead bodies for 40 days. The film also explores Rwanda’s...
    April 01, 1997 | Story
  • Humanitarian military interventions have grown rapidly since the end of the Cold War. Whether in Haiti, Somalia, Liberia, or more recently in Bosnia and Rwanda, the images of starving children or entire communities held hostages to corrupt military gangs are increasingly being used to justify US or UN military adventures.
    January 28, 1997 | Story