Ruanda


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Ru•an•da

(ruˈɑn də)

n., pl. -das, (esp. collectively) -da.
a member of an African people or group of peoples inhabiting Rwanda and parts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda.
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Noun1.Ruanda - a landlocked republic in central AfricaRuanda - a landlocked republic in central Africa; formerly a German colony
ALIR, Army for the Liberation of Rwanda, FAR, Former Armed Forces, Interahamwe - a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again; "in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists"
East Africa - a geographical area in eastern Africa
capital of Rwanda, Kigali - the national capital and largest city of Rwanda; located in central Rwanda
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
Kivu, Lake Kivu - a lake in the mountains of central Africa between Congo and Rwanda
Hutu - a member of a Bantu people living in Rwanda and Burundi
Tutsi, Watusi, Watutsi - a member of a Bantu speaking people living in Rwanda and Burundi
Rwandan - a native or inhabitant of Rwanda
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The essays discuss Hotel Rwanda, Sometimes in April, Shooting Dogs, Shake Hands with the Devil, Un dimanche a Kigali, films from the viewpoint of cultural memory, the work of Rwandan filmmaker Eric Kabera, the documentary As We Forgive, and Argentina and FranceAEs documentary films Lignes de Front and Ruanda: Los Cien Dias que No Conmovieron al Mundo.
Esta mision fue inspirada en su desempeno como comandante de las fuerzas de Naciones Unidas al frente de la mision de mantenimiento de paz en Ruanda, escenario de uno de los genocidios mas atroces del siglo XX.
En los conflictos en el territorio de la antigua Yugoslavia y en Ruanda, se produjeron embarazos forzados, o las violaciones por estadounidenses en Iraq (5).
Extiende su logica a contextos tan remotos como el terror que Holanda sembro en la provincia indonesia de Aceh, los horrores causados por los belgas en el pais antiguamente conocido como el Congo, los turcos en Armenia, los japoneses en China y el genocidio ocurrido en Ruanda en 1994.
El relato de "Ssemande", se desarrolla en una zona rural de la sierra desde donde es posible observar Kigali, la capital de Ruanda. Centrandose en la conversacion de Ssemande, un nino de nueve anos con su anciana abuela, el cuento expone la situacion precaria de muchos de los ninos que, frente al contexto socio-historico de los multiples conflictos belicos y devastacion de esta zona, se han convertido en huerfanos obligados a sobrevivir con minimos recursos y practicamente desprotegidos de la supervision y ayuda de los adultos.
Khartoum, July.13 (SUNA) - The National Group for Human Rights will participate in 27th session of the AU Summit which is scheduled to be held in Kigali, Ruanda, during the 17th-18th of current July .
Houve um golpe de Estado, em 1965, perpetrado por Mobutu, que permaneceu no poder ate 1997, quando foi derrubado por uma coalizao de atores regionais--Uganda, Ruanda, Burundi e Angola--durante a Primeira Guerra do Congo, e substituido por Laurent Kabila (VISENTINI, RIBEIRO e PEREIRA, 2013; SILVA, 2012).