Rwanda Project

As a judge for the United Nations’ Rwanda war crimes tribunal, Erik Mose has spent a decade studying the most horrific crimes possible. In a clear, strong voice, he has sentenced leaders of the slaughter to life in prison. But when he is asked a basic question before a video camera – how has this work changed you as a person? – tears well. He struggles to say just a few words: “No one can be unaffected.” Read full story here.
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Stories of Survivors of Genocide

There are firsthand accounts included in a project called “Survivors of Genocide” by Baylor University’s Institute for Oral History (IOH). Researchers with the institute have created an online exhibit, conducting extensive interviews in the homes of 14 people who faced atrocities in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia, Darfur and Burundi but managed to escape and immigrate to the United States.  For full story with links to website and interviews, click here.