Resources 2017-04-05T08:30:49+00:00

Resources

Downloads, advice and other materials to help you plan a Kwibuka event can be found on our Events Resources page.

Online resources:

Yale University Rwandan Genocide project: http://www.yale.edu/gsp/rwanda/

USC Shoah Foundation – visual history archive online: http://vhaonline.usc.edu/login.aspx

PBS timeline of Rwandan genocide: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/evil/etc/slaughter.html

World Outside my Shoes – Carl Wilkens’ firsthand accounts as the last American in Rwanda during the genocide: http://www.worldoutsidemyshoes.org/

BBC Rwanda country profile and timeline: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-14093238

Genocide Archives Rwanda – http://www.genocidearchiverwanda.org.rw

On this site you will find videos relating to the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi enriched with synchronised transcripts, searchable index terms and maps. Videos include testimonies of survivors and perpetrators, Gacaca Justice System court proceedings and remembrance ceremonies.

Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre – www.kgm.rw

This site contains information about the centre in Kigali which was created by a joint partnership of the Kigali City Council and the UK-based Aegis Trust. The centre contains a permanent exhibition of the Genocide against the Tutsi and an exhibition of other genocides around the world.

The National Commission for the Fight Against Genocide – www.cnlg.gov.rw/

The National Commission for the Fight Against Genocide (CNLG) website contains latest news, photos, videos and resources related to the effort to prevent genocide in Rwanda. Here you can access publications and information about memorials sites across the country.

Kwibuka Flickr – http://www.flickr.com/kwibuka/

The Kwibuka Flickr contains high resolution images of past commemoration events as well as images from 2014 programs and activities for use by media outlets.

 

Books:

Lt. Gen. Romeo Dallaire, Shake Hands with the Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda.  New York:  Carroll & Graf, 2003

Alison Des Forges et al, Leave None to Tell the Story:  Genocide in Rwanda.  New York, Washington, London, Brussels:  Human Rights Watch, 1999

Philip Gourevitch, We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families:  Stories from Rwanda.  New York:  Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998.

Mahmood Mamdani, When Victims Become Killers:  Colonialism, Nativism, and the Genocide in Rwanda.  Princeton and Oxford:  Princeton University Press, 2001

Gérard Prunier, The Rwanda Crisis:  History of a Genocide.  New York:  Columbia University Press, 1995

Dina Temple-Raston, Justice on the Grass:  Three Rwandan Journalists, Their Trial for War Crimes and a Nation’s Quest for Redemption. Free Press, 2008

Alexandre Dauge-Roth, Writing and Filming the Genocide of the Tutsis in Rwanda: Dismembering and Remembering Traumatic History. Lexington; reprint edition 2011

 

Films:

Frontline, Ghosts of Rwanda (documentary film) dir. Greg Barker, Darren Kemp, 2004

Tuez-les tous! (documentary film) dir. Raphael Glucksmann, David Hazan, Pierre Mezerette, 2004

In the Tall Grass (documentary film) dir. John Coll Metcalfe, 2006