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#Rwanda

# rwanda - Saturday 23 July, 2022

UK's Rwanda migrant scheme will be extended, says Tory leadership contender Liz Truss
# Rwanda
# Rwanda

UK's Rwanda migrant scheme will be extended, says Tory leadership contender Liz Truss

Jul 23rd 2022, 6:50 PM 24,670 Views 47 Comments

Liz Truss has said she will extend the UK’s controversial Rwanda asylum scheme, in a move to firm up support among Tory party voters.

# rwanda - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

How has the European Court of Human Rights grounded the UK’s Rwanda plan?
# UK
# UK

How has the European Court of Human Rights grounded the UK’s Rwanda plan?

Jun 15th 2022, 12:39 PM 14,451 Views 9 Comments

The first flight due to send asylum seekers on a one-way trip to Rwanda did not take off following an interim ruling by the Strasbourg court.

# rwanda - Sunday 12 June, 2022

‘No Rwanda’ protest staged at immigration removal centre
# UK
# UK

‘No Rwanda’ protest staged at immigration removal centre

Updated Jun 12th 2022, 6:44 PM 20,303 Views 32 Comments

The immigration policy has come in for criticism from various groups.

# rwanda - Saturday 11 June, 2022

'Appalling': UK's Prince Charles privately expresses concerns about Rwanda migrant policy
# Deportation Flights
# Deportation Flights

'Appalling': UK's Prince Charles privately expresses concerns about Rwanda migrant policy

Jun 11th 2022, 11:12 AM 27,018 Views 29 Comments

Reports from The Times say that Charles said he was “more than disappointed” with the new policy.

# rwanda - Friday 10 June, 2022

UK judge allows government to send asylum seekers to Rwanda
# Refugees
# Refugees

UK judge allows government to send asylum seekers to Rwanda

Jun 10th 2022, 9:05 PM 24,398 Views 57 Comments

Home Secretary Priti Patel said the government will now continue to deliver “on progressing our world-leading Migration Partnership”.

# rwanda - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

UK sets mid-June date for first flight of asylum seekers to Rwanda despite legal threats
# Refugees
# Refugees

UK sets mid-June date for first flight of asylum seekers to Rwanda despite legal threats

May 31st 2022, 7:31 PM 16,600 Views 20 Comments

Home Secretary Priti Patel acknowledged the new policy is set to face challenges in the courts.

# rwanda - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

UK says it is ‘pushing ahead’ with Rwanda migrant plan
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

UK says it is ‘pushing ahead’ with Rwanda migrant plan

May 18th 2022, 5:24 PM 11,143 Views 34 Comments

Home Secretary Priti Patel discussed progress on the agreement in a meeting with Rwandan foreign minister Vincent Biruta.

# rwanda - Thursday 5 May, 2022

Boris Johnson under fire over ‘attacks’ on lawyers contesting Rwanda migrant plan
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson under fire over ‘attacks’ on lawyers contesting Rwanda migrant plan

May 5th 2022, 8:47 PM 16,171 Views 16 Comments

The UK Prime Minister claimed that the proposal could be scuppered by ‘liberal lawyers’.

# rwanda - Monday 2 May, 2022

Charities say Rwanda plan not deterring ‘desperate’ migrants crossing Channel to UK
# Refugees
# Refugees

Charities say Rwanda plan not deterring ‘desperate’ migrants crossing Channel to UK

May 2nd 2022, 5:25 PM 9,464 Views 2 Comments

Small boat journeys from France to the UK began again on Sunday after a break of more than a week.

# rwanda - Friday 22 April, 2022

Rwanda president says UK asylum seeker deal 'not trading in humans'
# Immigration
# Immigration

Rwanda president says UK asylum seeker deal 'not trading in humans'

Apr 22nd 2022, 6:07 PM 14,674 Views 19 Comments

The agreement has attracted criticism from rights groups, opposition figures in Britain and Rwanda, and the United Nations.

# rwanda - Saturday 16 April, 2022

UK's Rwanda immigration policy ‘about saving this Government’s skin’, says charity
# Immigration
# Immigration

UK's Rwanda immigration policy ‘about saving this Government’s skin’, says charity

Apr 16th 2022, 6:30 PM 20,796 Views 37 Comments

Priti Patel unveiled the Government’s new direction over immigration this week.

# rwanda - Thursday 14 April, 2022

UK's asylum seeker deal with Rwanda not comparable with Australia’s policy, Home Secretary says
# Priti Patel
# Priti Patel

UK's asylum seeker deal with Rwanda not comparable with Australia’s policy, Home Secretary says

Updated Apr 14th 2022, 5:55 PM 36,758 Views 67 Comments

Boris Johnson’s government has announced a new policy that will see asylum seekers sent to Rwanda for processing.

# rwanda - Monday 20 September, 2021

Man who inspired Hotel Rwanda movie found guilty of terror-related charges
# Paul Rusesabagina
# Paul Rusesabagina

Man who inspired Hotel Rwanda movie found guilty of terror-related charges

Sep 20th 2021, 2:06 PM 16,642 Views 4 Comments

Paul Rusesabagina has maintained his innocence, and his family alleges he was kidnapped and taken to Rwanda against his will.

# rwanda - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Macron admits to French guilt over role in 1994 Rwandan genocide
# Genocide
# Genocide

Macron admits to French guilt over role in 1994 Rwandan genocide

May 27th 2021, 2:18 PM 11,763 Views 7 Comments

The French president stopped short of an apology but recognised that France bears ‘an overwhelming responsibility’ for the killing of 800,000 people.

# rwanda - Monday 31 August, 2020

Hotel Rwanda hero arrested on terror charges, police say
# Paul Rusesabagina
# Paul Rusesabagina

Hotel Rwanda hero arrested on terror charges, police say

Aug 31st 2020, 6:59 PM 29,487 Views 7 Comments

In the film, Paul Rusesabagina was played by actor Don Cheadle.

# rwanda - Saturday 16 May, 2020

Top fugitive in Rwanda’s genocide arrested in Paris
# Felicien Kabuga
# Felicien Kabuga

Top fugitive in Rwanda’s genocide arrested in Paris

May 16th 2020, 4:52 PM 22,432 Views 24 Comments

Felicien Kabuga had been living in the city under an assumed name.

# rwanda - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Rwanda reopens border with DR Congo after being closed for hours amid latest Ebola outbreak
# Precautions
# Precautions

Rwanda reopens border with DR Congo after being closed for hours amid latest Ebola outbreak

Updated Aug 1st 2019, 8:42 PM 11,462 Views 5 Comments

A third case has been detected in the border city of Goma, home to 2 million people.

# rwanda - Sunday 7 April, 2019

Opinion: 25 years on from the Rwanda genocide. Can we make sure it never happens again?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 25 years on from the Rwanda genocide. Can we make sure it never happens again?

Apr 7th 2019, 11:00 AM 12,039 Views 29 Comments

187 million people were killed through genocide and state-sanctioned mass murder, in the 20th century, writes Cian Matthew Kearns.

Rwanda and the world marks 25 years since a genocide that saw more than 800,000 people slaughtered
# Kwibuka 25
# Kwibuka 25

Rwanda and the world marks 25 years since a genocide that saw more than 800,000 people slaughtered

Apr 7th 2019, 8:46 AM 11,222 Views 49 Comments

The killing lasted for almost three months.

# rwanda - Monday 2 April, 2018

Israel will send refugees to Western countries as deportation plan scrapped
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Israel will send refugees to Western countries as deportation plan scrapped

Apr 2nd 2018, 7:30 PM 19,855 Views 54 Comments

The original scheme was criticised by the United Nations.

# rwanda - Friday 9 June, 2017

Rhino kills conservationist in Rwanda
# National Park
# National Park

Rhino kills conservationist in Rwanda

Jun 9th 2017, 1:54 PM 13,601 Views 12 Comments

Hungarian Krisztian Gyongyi had been helping reintroduce the black rhino to Akagera National Park.

# rwanda - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Young girl who featured on 2004 Trócaire box visits Ireland to say thank you
# Where The Money Goes
# Where The Money Goes

Young girl who featured on 2004 Trócaire box visits Ireland to say thank you

Mar 15th 2017, 6:05 AM 22,692 Views 12 Comments

Josiane is now working for the charity in Rwanda.

# rwanda - Sunday 16 October, 2016

'The land of a thousand hills' is now using drones to deliver medicine
# Rwanda's Zips
# Rwanda's Zips

'The land of a thousand hills' is now using drones to deliver medicine

Oct 16th 2016, 6:00 PM 9,737 Views 5 Comments

On Friday, Rwanda inaugurated a drone operation that its backers hope will kickstart a revolution in the supply of medical care in rural parts of Africa.

# rwanda - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Forty cows, 260 pigs and 200 goats will be getting on a plane from Shannon Airport to Rwanda

Forty cows, 260 pigs and 200 goats will be getting on a plane from Shannon Airport to Rwanda

Aug 30th 2016, 5:37 PM 15,191 Views 64 Comments

The Bóthar ‘Ark’ will fly from Shannon Airport to mark its 25th anniversary

# rwanda - Saturday 5 December, 2015

Memories of the genocide: 'I said to myself that if the whites abandoned us we would all be killed'
# Rwanda
# Rwanda

Memories of the genocide: 'I said to myself that if the whites abandoned us we would all be killed'

Dec 5th 2015, 8:00 AM 26,562 Views 24 Comments

Claims that French soldiers ignored Rwandans pleas in 1994 killings.

# rwanda - Sunday 5 April, 2015

From Rwanda with love: Northern Irishman Johnny McKinstry on his new African adventure
# Return Of The Mc
From The42
# Return Of The Mc

From Rwanda with love: Northern Irishman Johnny McKinstry on his new African adventure

Apr 5th 2015, 8:00 AM 13,328 Views 7 Comments

The Ebola virus derailed the young manager’s incredible work in Sierra Leone but he’s eager to conjure something similar in a new country.

# rwanda - Sunday 28 December, 2014

The 33 photographs that took our breath away this year
# Pics Of The Year
# Pics Of The Year

The 33 photographs that took our breath away this year

Dec 28th 2014, 9:00 PM 85,706 Views 29 Comments

From Leaving Certificate students to George Clooney, here are the most striking photographs from 2014.

# rwanda - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

The scars that brought us to Ireland: Asylum seekers on the violence that made them flee
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

The scars that brought us to Ireland: Asylum seekers on the violence that made them flee

Nov 12th 2014, 7:25 AM 14,437 Views 98 Comments

Three refugees who have fled their home countries due to political persecution share their stories.

# rwanda - Monday 27 October, 2014

Interactive map: Here's where all our live sheep and cattle exports go
# On A Boat
# On A Boat

Interactive map: Here's where all our live sheep and cattle exports go

Oct 27th 2014, 5:00 PM 17,166 Views 35 Comments

Almost 203,000 cattle and sheep were exported so far this year.

# rwanda - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Poachers turned gamekeepers: Rwanda looks to hunters to save mountain gorillas
# Endangered
# Endangered

Poachers turned gamekeepers: Rwanda looks to hunters to save mountain gorillas

Sep 18th 2014, 7:31 AM 8,097 Views 4 Comments

The poachers say hunting was the only way to make a living.

# rwanda - Monday 11 August, 2014

Rwanda tests German student for Ebola
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Rwanda tests German student for Ebola

Aug 11th 2014, 7:40 AM 7,859 Views 17 Comments

The results will be available in 48 hours, the country’s health ministry said.

# rwanda - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Column: The forgotten crises that don't make the evening news still deserve our attention
# Poverty
# Poverty

Column: The forgotten crises that don't make the evening news still deserve our attention

Apr 9th 2014, 7:30 PM 30 Views 18 Comments

In marking the 20th Anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, we should also look to conflicts in Central African Republic and South Sudan, writes Joe Costello TD.

# rwanda - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Column: 'Memories of the genocide drew screams and wails that echoed around the stadium'
# Rwanda
# Rwanda

Column: 'Memories of the genocide drew screams and wails that echoed around the stadium'

Apr 8th 2014, 7:30 PM 53 Views 8 Comments

The atmosphere in Rwanda as it remembers its horrific genocide of 20 years ago has been equal parts sombre and hopeful, writes Karen Power.

# rwanda - Monday 7 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Apr 7th 2014, 11:06 PM 41,745 Views 33 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about Peaches Geldof, the death of a woman after a Luas crash and the Rwandan genocide commemorations.

20 Years On: What have we learned from Rwanda?
# 20 Years On
# 20 Years On

20 Years On: What have we learned from Rwanda?

Apr 7th 2014, 8:00 PM 9,295 Views 32 Comments

The humanitarian aid community learned its lessons, but what about the political world?

Rwandan president accuses France of role in the genocide
# Commemorations
# Commemorations

Rwandan president accuses France of role in the genocide

Apr 7th 2014, 6:36 PM 11,357 Views 41 Comments

The French President has since released a statement.

20 Years On: Rwandans learn to live beside the men who killed their children
# Let The Devil Sleep
# Let The Devil Sleep

20 Years On: Rwandans learn to live beside the men who killed their children

Apr 7th 2014, 5:03 PM 28,071 Views 20 Comments

Today, survivors and perpetrators come together to learn how to live side by side so their country can move towards reconciliation.

From massacres and malnutrition to hope and healing - Burundi and Rwanda 20 years on
# Burundi
# Burundi

From massacres and malnutrition to hope and healing - Burundi and Rwanda 20 years on

Apr 7th 2014, 7:15 AM 9,231 Views 7 Comments

Deo Niyizonkiza survived a massacre in Burundi – escaped to New York – but returned to his native country with a plan to help thousands.

# rwanda - Friday 4 April, 2014

Column: Rwanda ... 20 years on, has the unforgettable country been forgotten?
# Rwandan Genocide
# Rwandan Genocide

Column: Rwanda ... 20 years on, has the unforgettable country been forgotten?

Apr 4th 2014, 7:30 PM 212 Views 32 Comments

Nearly one million people died in 100 days during the Rwandan genocide – an atrocity on a scale that horrified the world. But, asks John Fitzsimons, what have we really learned?

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