This spring marks the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide and the 10th year since the Tamil genocide in Sri Lanka. The world knows what happened in Rwanda. What about Sri Lanka?
Although still hugely popular in rural areas, we found that there is little or no support from the government to develop the local brew industry because it's viewed as unhygienic and hard to tax.
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For democracy to work, the press has to be free.
Rwanda has overcome its past to become a development miracle but if it's not careful, history could repeat itself.
East African countries use a scorecard to monitor maternal and child health progress in the region.
In Rwanda gorillas have been leaving protected areas to raid sodium rich crops.
Although many years have passed, the Rwandan genocide still has much to teach us about the centrality of media in cases of state violence.
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Rwanda is a paradox -- a 'development miracle' and an authoritarian state.
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The power dynamics in the World Bank have changed dramatically.
Despite the adoption of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide of 1948, signatories have never made an effort to end mass killings.
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