15 years on: Rwanda still an open wound?
15 years ago the genocide in Rwanda had started and since then, millions of Tutsis and moderate Hutus have been killed. In this article, Ellis Cose writes about his recent trip to Rwanda and speaks to people there about their painful memories and aspirations to a better future.
The Rwandan ambassador to Tanzania is quoted in this article saying that there is now no crisis in Rwanda. Yet Rwanda remains to be one of the most impoverished African nations.
But why is this being allowed to happen? Why are some governments like Zimbabwe getting constant warnings from the West to reform and others like the Rwandan government are being allowed to go under the radar? Is the world too soft on the Rwandan government?
Two young brothers10 and 11 are being held by police in Edlington, South Yorkshire,in an incident were two other boys have been brutally assaulted. The Edlington brothers have lived in the village for three weeks and according to residents have managed to terrorize a number of the children there, throwing bricks at cars, swearing at adults and threatening and robbing children.
In this article Professor David Wilson argues that he has yet to meet a child that is born evil and that violence is a result of being subjected to violent behavior. Do you agree?This blogger asks that question too; are come children just evil or are parents to blame?
Obama in Turkey: The US is not at war with Islam
Check reaction from Turkey in this article. What do you think. Just talk? Or an encouraging new stance?