Here are some useful resources for more information on the Rwandan Genocide, conflict resolution and peace-building:
SURF acts as a channel to distribute financial assistance to groups, individuals and charitable organizations in the day-to-day operations of bringing the people of Rwanda hope, safety, and a decent standard of living.
-The home page for the U.S. base of REACH (Reconciliation Evangelism And Christian Healing)
REACH in Rwanda Home Page
-The Rwanda home page for REACH (Reconciliation Evangelism And Christian Healing)
Healing and Rebuilding Our Communities
-This project of the Africa Great Lakes Initiative (AGLI) brings together people from all sides of a conflict in an attempt to begin healing the community.
Rwanda Youth Healing Center
-The center strives to provide youth with the psychological support they need to cope with trauma from the genocide.
Rwanda: The Wake of a Genocide
-A centralized collection of resources on the Rwandan genocide
-A great group focused on ending mass atrocities and genocide.
Books & DVDs
-A french journalist’s investigation reveals chilling accounts direct from “genocidaires.” The convicted killers candidly share the shocking and disturbing stories of their experiences on the killing fields.
Ghosts of Rwanda
-FRONTLINE’s top-notch investigation into how the genocide happened on the 10th anniversary of the killings.
Left to tell
-Genocide survivor Immaculée Ilibagiza spent 91 days crammed into a tiny bathroom with 7 other women to hide from killers. The true story she wrote about her terrifying experience is gripping. While in hiding she even managed to teach herself to read English, helping her earn a job with the U.N. when the genocide ended.
The Bishop of Rwanda
-A Rwandan Bishop’s stirring first-hand account of seeing members of his own church butchered.
-A brief history of the 100 days of genocide as told in pictures and audio from the British Broadcasting Company.