Reconciliation

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The executive order acknowledged state-sponsored violence and discrimination against Native peoples as part of "California's dark history."

Enslavement. Exploitation. Discrimination. Violence. Forced removal. Genocide.

Despite inhabiting California for thousands of years...

In the hot seat? Guatemalan president Jimmy Morales. EPA Images

Recent events in Guatemala have raised serious doubts about democracy in the Central American country, suggesting it might be following the increasingly authoritarian path of Nicaragua and Venezuela.

In earl...

November 28, 2018

© AFP/File | A young man stands next to a sign for a health center in Bisesero, western Rwanda, where survivors say French soldiers had promised to rescue terrified Tutsis hiding in the hills at the height of the killing in June 1994

PARIS (AFP) - 

French judges hav...

East African nation emerges from genocidal past with substantial growth, but critics question the numbers and what they say is President Paul Kagame’s authoritarian rule.

KIGALI, Rwanda—Seen from the concrete blocks marking the graves of some 250,000 victims of the 1994...

President Paul Kagame has explained how Rwanda solved a puzzle of the reconciliation, justice, forgiveness and country reconstruction in the aftermath of the Genocide against Tutsi where over 1 million Rwandans were killed in 3 consecutive months- April-July 1994.

Kagam...

                                                                Siem Reap, July 2018 elections. Image: Vicken Chet...

It seemed impossible just a few months ago: reconciliation between Ethiopia and Eritrea after decades of attrition. But peace is here at long last. How did this turnaround, which some are calling historic, come about?

    

As of July 9, it's official: the...

July 6, 2018—Paris Assize Court on Friday confirmed life sentence to Octavien NGENZI andTito BARAHIRA, two former Bourgumesters of Kabarondo Commune in Eastern

Rwanda for Genocide crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Rwanda 24 years ago.

Both Genocidaires were...

May 30, 2018

Colombians head to the polls on 27 May to choose a new president. The frontrunners have starkly different views on peace talks with guerrillas and how to handle Venezuelan refugees. In this Q&A, [International Crisis Group] Colombia Senior Analyst Kyle Johnson surveys...

The government of Ethiopia has started formal talks around ongoing political reforms with an exiled opposition group, the Oromo Democratic Front (ODF).

A May 13 statement by the ODF confirmed that a high-level government delegation had met with its members and held frui...

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