Patrick Karuretwa is the Defense and Security Advisor to the President of Rwanda and a Fletcher alumnus.
As I read Professor Alex de Waal’s perceptive piece on “Reclaiming Activism,” I thought I should not miss this opportunity to, for once, disagree with one of the few “experts on Africa” I have always had genuine […]Continue Reading →
Because of our country’s painful racist past, South Africans tend to see all human rights violations through the prism of white vs black. Learning about the Holocaust, where, in very general terms, whites killed whites and Rwanda where blacks murdered blacks is hugely important.Continue Reading →
Why does the AU need a memorial? The AUHRM signifies the fact that Africa now will have to face up to its violent history.Continue Reading →
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