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Hate Speech or Free Speech on Migrants in UK Press?

Diplomat Artist Buzz: As one American born a slave & reaching to be one of the US’s great educators & scientists, George Washington Carver, stated: “Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, & hate within will eventually destroy the hater.”

Call it what it was: genocide

My friend Butler Cain has posted a blog about a recent visit he made to Armenia, where citizens are marking the 100th anniversary of what historians have determined to be genocide. 276 more words

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CCM Legacy Project Presents Rwandan Genocide Survivor

Rwandan genocide survivor Eugenie Mukeshimana shared her story at the County College of Morris Thursday, Oct. 2 with her emotional journey through survival, childbirth and trying to hide from the violence in the once peaceful country. 617 more words


It comes as a surprise to no one who knows me well that my interest in the field of peace and conflict studies placed a trip to Rwanda on the top of my bucket list. 481 more words

Refugees from Burundi flow into Rwanda as tensions mount

GASHORA, Rwanda (AP) — More than 10,000 people from the East African nation of Burundi have crossed into neighboring Rwanda amid threats of violence ahead of elections, with many arriving here saying they have been intimidated by thugs who support President Pierre Nkurunziza who may seek a third term. 556 more words


Language of genocide used to describe refugees

No stranger to controversy, British columnist Katie Hopkins has written an article in The Sun in which she describes boat refugees as “cockroaches” and suggests that gunships be deployed to prevent them from crossing the Mediterranean. 217 more words


Violence, Compassion, & Last Week with @IJM

Last week, I attended the International Justice Mission (IJM) annual Global Prayer Gathering. I sat among 1400 people from across the world and listened to stories, testimonies, and the great work of IJM, but mostly we heard reports from the IJM field officers and we gathered to pray. 626 more words