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on May 26, 2023
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The violence of forgetting genocide is violent; as a psychological construct, forgetting inhuman acts leads to them gnawing at the individual conscience and a need to have them violently repressed within the individual. In contemporary Rwanda, the government attempts to keep the national memory of the genocide at the forefront of the story of the […]

on May 2, 2023
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During this tumultuous period, over a million people were slaughtered by Hutu extremists targeting the minority Tutsi. The events of that period highlighted the indefatigable capacity of humanity to commit unspeakable acts of destruction. But the 29th anniversary of the killings also illustrates the construction of national memory and the violence of forgetting genocide. The […]