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Armenian protesters demonstrate near the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, January 28, 2015
13/04/2015 - Turkey - Amenia

Armenians express surprise over Turkish reaction to genocide remarks

The hostile Turkish reaction to Pope Francis’s remarks at a commemorative meeting for the centennial of the 1915 Armenian genocide in Turkey has been received with surprise in Armenia, but in ...
Pope Francis celebrates mass for the victims of the Armenian genocide on 12 April 2015
12/04/2015 - Turkey - Armenia - Vatican

Armenians welcome Pope's genocide statement, Turkey protests

Turkey summoned the Vatican ambassador to Ankara on Sunday after Pope Francis used the word "genocide" to describe the massacres of Armenians by Ottoman forces during World War I.
African journalists remember the media's role in the Rwandan genocide
11/04/2015 - African Media

African journalists remember the media's role in the Rwandan genocide

In this week's African Media, RFI takes a look at the role Rwandan media played in the 1994 genocide as the world marks the 21st anniversary of the start of the Rwandan genocide in which 800,000 ...
Rwanda President Kagame and his wife in Kigame on March 7 2015.
08/04/2015 - INTERVIEW: France - RWANDA

French Rwanda genocide documents not complete, activists warn

Activists have welcomed the French government's decision to declassify archive documents relating to the 1994 Rwandan genocide but said it does no go far enough.
French soldiers from Operation Turquoise arriving at a village near Butare, 3 July 1994
08/04/2015 - France - Rwanda

France opens Rwanda genocide archives

The French government has decided to declassify archive documents relating to the 1994 Rwandan genocide.
Rwanda reconciliation takes a village, 21 years on
07/04/2015 - Spotlight on Africa

Rwanda reconciliation takes a village, 21 years on

Two groups are sitting in circles in the grass in Simbi village, outside of Butare, Rwanda's second city.
Vincent Kadimera, a righteous Hutu who saved five people in Simbi village during the Genocide
06/04/2015 - RWANDA

Rwanda reconciliation takes a village, 21 years on

Two groups are sitting in circles in the grass in Simbi village, outside of Butare, Rwanda's second city.
Front national leader Marine Le Pen (L) with her father Jean-Marie at a party election rally
02/04/2015 - FRANCE

Jean-Marie Le Pen repeats Nazi gas chambers 'detail' claim

Veteran French far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen has repeated his controversial remark that the Nazi gas chambers were a "detail" in the history of World War II, sparking a new disavowal ...
Remembering Rwanda in 'Samedi Détente'
25/01/2015 - Culture in France

Remembering Rwanda in 'Samedi Détente'

How to talk about the Rwandan genocide of 1994 is the theme of a work by survivor Dorothée Munyaneza.

10/09/2014

African press review 10 September 2014

Nigerian police are missing after a Boko Haram attack. SA police deny political pressure ahead of the Marikana massacre. A witness at the ICC Kenya trial recants.
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