Rwanda, remembrance and some thoughts on ‘dark tourism’

This month marks the 20-year anniversary of the beginning of the Rwandan genocide. I was honoured to be invited to a remembrance event at the House of Lords in March, after which I wrote a blog post for Wired about the impact of the genocide on the country’s economic and social recovery and my personal reaction to seeing how far the country has come. What I’d like to add to that here is what it’s like to be a visitor to Rwanda.I went to Rwanda last October for a conference, but I managed to take a couple of hours out…

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