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Justice in Rwanda: The Rights of Women; Conversation with Alice Karekezi, human rights activist; 10/5/99 by Harry Kreisler.

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Il y a aussi un interview d'Alice Karekezi en français interviewée par Nanou Matteson

Welcome to a Conversation with History. I'm Harry Kreisler of the Institute of International Studies. Our guest today is Alice Karekezi, an international lawyer and a visiting fellow at the Human Rights Center at the University of California at Berkeley. She is a monitor for the International Tribunal for Rwanda, and a program officer for Justice, Human Rights, and Governance at the National University of Rwanda.

  1. Background ... refugee ... Rwandan identity ... influence of parents ... influence of French culture ... choice of law as a career
  2. Genocide ... witness from abroad ... forebodings ... lobbying the French leadership ... meeting a Rwandan victim ... emerging consciousness
  3. Return to Rwanda ... decision ... reminders of past UN failures ... effects of sexual violence ... rehabilitation ... contributions of International Tribunal ... traditional conflict resolution ... love and rebirth

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