Rwanda Today

11kinzer_600The Link below is the Flontline interview with Helena Cobban, a contributing editor for The Christian Science Monitor, and who has written two major articles on the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. She talks about the Rwanda in ongoing trauma and its today and tomorrow. rwanda1

“I should say, however, that there is one hopeful thing that I noticed in Rwanda — that I hadn’t really been looking for, and I haven’t written much about this — and that is the role of religion. A lot of emphasis has been placed on the involvement of various Christian churches, in particular, the Catholic church, in the genocide.” – Helena Cobban

But, “When history functions as a kind of moral catechism, the distance between past and present – ironic or otherwise- collapsed.” – Biel


~ by cjc128 on February 24, 2009.

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