Goes with ‘Assuming Authority‘.
Alice Karekezi, Lead Researcher and Project Coordinator, Justice, Human Rights and Governance Programme, Center for Conflict Management, National University of Rwanda, Butare, Rwanda. Research Project: Building on Community Strengths: Rethinking the Implementation of Gacaca Jurisdictions.
Alice Karekezi – Rwanda
Alice Karekezi, who has worked directly with witnesses at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.
She illustrated the women’s victimization: 1. A woman who gets raped in war becomes a victim on three levels. First, her human rights are violated through the actual crime. 2. Then, she has to face the society she lives in, which often condemns a woman who has been raped. 3. Finally, her body, the most intimate thing she has, has been invaded by the perpetrator. All these humiliations make it very hard for a woman to testify about the assault.
”Just taking the plane to go and testify at a court far from home is a difficult experience for most women in this situation”, Alice Karekezi says to illustrates the victims’ exposed situation and feelings of inferiority vis-à-vis the big legal apparatus.
Citizenship and Social Reconstruction In The Aftermath Of Genocide NUR;
see also Letter to Chief Prosecutor … ;
Please read this interesting Interview with Alice Karekezi, 1999 by Harry Kreisler;
Rwanda Tribunal To Rule on Akayesu Case;
Association of African Universities, about The Case of the Conflict Management Centre of the National University of Rwanda.
Most Ethno Net Africa also with Alice Karekezi;
about ‘My Neighbor, My Enemy‘ – theme books;
Reiseführer/(german tourist guide), Rwanda;
News in ‘Rwanda-language’.