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1. Investigations in Eastern Congo and Western Rwanda

(Web Page; Tue Jul 17 13:58:00 CDT 2012)

For a two-week period at the end of June 1997, a three-person team from PHR worked in the Great Lakes region of Africa compiling testimony and data regarding the existence of human rights abuses committed by governments or warring partie...

Description: Physicians for Human Rights released the following report on human rights violations in Eastern Congo and Western Rwanda on 16 June 1997 at a hearing sponsored by the House International Relations Committee.

2. Living with HIV in Rwanda

(Web Page; Tue Nov 01 13:10:00 CDT 2011)

Rwandan children at a soccer field in Kigali, Rwanda. Emily Bancroft for PHR. Emily Bancroft, Senior Coordinator of PHR's Health Action AIDS program, has spent the last month working in Rwanda. Emily has reported in the Boston Globe's...

Description: Emily Bancroft, Senior Coordinator of PHR's Health Action AIDS program, has spent the last month working in Rwanda. Emily has reported in the Boston Globe's Passport blog on some of her work with Rwandan children, teens and young adults who have AIDS.

3. Fighting Torture and Violence in Rwanda

(Web Page; Tue Nov 01 12:00:00 CDT 2011)

As Senior Coordinator of PHR's Health Action AIDS East Africa Program, I get frequent opportunities to be in the field and connect with amazing human rights activists from the region. Last week in Kigali, Rwanda, I met with two incredibl...

Description: As Senior Coordinator of PHR's Health Action AIDS East Africa Program, I get frequent opportunities to be in the field and connect with amazing human rights activists from the region. Last week in Kigali, Rwanda, I met with two incredible young doctors - Dr. Davis Kashake Karengya and Dr. Charles Ntare - who have devoted their careers to human rights advocacy, with a specific focus on ending violence and torture in Rwanda.

4. A Grave on the Road to Justice in Rwanda

(Web Page; Fri Dec 11 16:42:00 CST 2015)

A generation has grown up without knowing about the genocide in Rwanda. The killing fields there are now recorded in history books, and college students sometimes stare blankly when told that in the space of three months in 1994, almost ...

Description: As the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) wraps up its dockets in Arusha, Tanzania on December 14 and hands over cases to other processes, we reflect on landmark “firsts” accomplished by the tribunal: the first international prosecution for the crime of genocide, and the first conviction for rape and sexual violence as forms of genocide.

5. BBC World Service Interview of Stefan Schmitt

(File; Tue Aug 30 11:22:00 CDT 2011)

Description: On August 30, the United Nations marked the first International Day of the Disappeared. BBC radio's World Service interviewed Stefan Schmitt about identifying victims of the Rwandan genocide.

6. The U.N. General Assembly Can’t Let Syria Become Another Rwanda

(Web Page; Wed Sep 21 12:16:00 CDT 2016)

This post originally appeared on Syria Deeply. World leaders have been given the opportunity to change the situation in Syria and end the ongoing violence at the U.N. General Assembly in New York this week, writes Donna McKay, the execu...

Description: World leaders have been given the opportunity to change the situation in Syria and end the ongoing violence at the U.N. General Assembly in New York.

7. BBC Interview of Stefan Schmitt on Rwandan Genocide Victims

(Web Page; Wed Apr 04 12:01:00 CDT 2012)

Description: On August 30, the United Nations marked the first International Day of the Disappeared. BBC radio's World Service interviewed PHR's Stefan Schmitt about identifying victims of the Rwandan genocide.

8. Rwandan Medical Intern Seeks Progress in Healthcare

(Web Page; Wed May 25 14:51:00 CDT 2011)

Janvier Yubahwe, a medical intern at Ruhengeri District Hospital in northern Rwanda, starts his day around 6:30 a.m. with a 15 minute walk to the hospital from his house. Recently, photographer Greg Kendall-Ball and I spent the day at th...

Description: Janvier Yubahwe, a medical intern at Ruhengeri District Hospital in northern Rwanda, starts his day around 6:30 a.m. with a 15 minute walk to the hospital from his house. Recently, photographer Greg Kendall-Ball and I spent the day at the hospital with Janvier and his colleagues, learning more about the life of a doctor in Rwanda.

9. Giving Refuge: Reflections on Working with Asylum Seekers

(Web Page; Wed May 25 14:48:00 CDT 2011)

In the newspapers, we read wrenching stories about suffering in faraway places such as Sudan, Rwanda, Congo, and Myanmar; through this work, these stories have become real to me. Evaluating these immigrants has provided me with an intern...

Description: In the newspapers, we read wrenching stories about suffering in faraway places such as Sudan, Rwanda, Congo, and Myanmar; through this work, these stories have become real to me.

10. Congolese Warlord Must Now Face ICC Trial on War Crimes Charges

(Web Page; Tue Mar 19 11:04:00 CDT 2013)

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) welcomes the news that notorious warlord Bosco Ntaganda has voluntarily entered US custody in Rwanda and agreed to face trial on war crime charges at the International Criminal Court. The US State Depar...

Description: PHR welcomes the news that notorious warlord Bosco Ntaganda has voluntarily entered US custody in Rwanda and agreed to face trial on war crime charges at the International Criminal Court.

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