"Our objective is to promote the institutions of democracy, social justice, Human Rights, Peace, Freedom of Expression, and Respect to humanity in Rwanda, Uganda, DR Congo, Burundi, Sudan, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Somalia. We strongly believe that Africa will develop if only our presidents stop being rulers of men and become leaders of citizens. We support Breaking the Silence Campaign for DR Congo since we believe the democracy in Rwanda means peace in DRC." You will find background articles, news, eyewittness accounts and more. [according to site editor’s information] ... [supplemented]
Genocide Alert e.V. is a German human rights organization which advocates for the effective prevention and punishment of grave human rights violations such as genocide and crimes against humanity, thereby informing the visitors of its website about genocides all over the world. Since its founding in 2007, Genocide Alert has conducted active political consultancy and public outreach with the aim of pushing Germany and the European Union towards a more responsible, solidary and human rights based foreign policy [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....
Human Rights in Togo is a resource for information regarding the human rights situation in Togo. The website's four different sections "general history", "human rights history", "current human rights situation", and "recommendations" try to provide a detailed insight into the country's developments and the current situation [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....
"The Rwanda Documents Project was started by Professor Peter Erlinder of William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota as a result of his work as a defense attorney at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. The goal of the Project is to collect and make available primary source materials from international and national agencies, governments, and courts that relate to the political and social history of Rwanda from 1990 to the present. " ... [according to site editor’s information]
RwandanStories is a great collection of video, photography and journalism exploring the origins, details and aftermath of the Rwandan genocide through the eyes of both survivors and perpetrators [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff iliissAfrica].
The aim of the FIDH is to obtain effective improvements in the protection of victims, the prevention of Human Rights abuse and the prosecution of those responsible. It has four priorities
* Protecting Human Rights, assisting victims,
* Mobilising the community of States,
* Supporting local NGO's capacity for action,
* Raising awareness. ... [according to site editor's information]
Personal website of the retired German journalist Golf Dornseif. Dornseif has been working on material from the Library of the German Colonial Society based in Frankfurt/Main for years. His articles are mainly descriptive and less critical and he often quotes from orginal documents. Unfortunately, sometimes it is not quite clear whether a passage is a quotation (without quotation marks) or again the journalist's voice. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Press clippings, links and more information on Berlin's Charité return of stolen bones to Namibia. End of September 2011 an official delegation from the Republic of Namibia came to Berlin to bring the skulls of Herero and Nama, who were killed by German troops during the Genocide of 1904-08, back home finally. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Website's demand is to recognize on July 9th 2015, the 100th anniversary of the end of German colonial rule in present day Namibia. They demand from the German president, the German parliament and the German government to officially recognize the genocide against the OvaHerero and Nama – an action which is long overdue. To formally ask the descendants of the victims of genocide for forgiveness. To commit to identifying and returning all of the human remains deported from Namibia and other German colonies to Germany. To declare Germany’s unconditional willingness to participate in an open dialogue with the descendants of the victims, as well as with the Namibian government concerning measures which can be taken to achieve reconciliation. ... [according to site editor's information]
In terms of an engagement for an anti-rassist and anti-colonial commemorative culture in Berlin-Brandenburg, Berlin-Postkolonial was founded in 2007. Its members try to stimulate a critcal discourse of the regional colonial history in their global dimensions and to broach the issue of present post-colonial and rassist thought patterns and societal structures. Berlin Postkolonial is therefore trying to cooperate with similar initiatives in the concerned areas and in Germany [according to the site editor's information]....