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post 26 June 2015
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog General Karenzi: bluster and fury won't change the law

I have never heard President Kagame of Rwanda so angry. As he addressed parliament in Kigali yesterday his words dripped with fury and venom.

post 26 June 2015
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Rwandan spy chief General Karenzi granted bail

Rwanda's intelligence chief has been granted bail by a London court - after he refused consent to his extradition to Spain over alleged war crimes.

post 22 June 2015
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog UK arrests one of Rwanda's most senior military officers

The detention of General Emmanuel Karake Karenzi will strain relationships between Rwanda and the UK. He is expected to go before a court on Thursday.

post 10 June 2014
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Why we must recognise the needs of the children of rape

This week's Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict must show that helping the children of rape is as important as acknowledging the suffering of their mothers.

video 07 April 2014 World, Rwanda

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Remembering the horrors of the Rwandan genocide

In 1994, 800,000 people were massacred in Rwanda in the worst genocide since the Holocaust. Lindsey Hilsum was the only western journalist in the capital, Kigali. She recounts that terrible episode.

video 07 April 2014 World, Rwanda

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Rwanda 20 years on: one journalist's memories - video

Our international editor Lindsey Hilsum was the only western journalist living in Rwanda when the genocide began. In this moving interview, she talks about the horrors she witnessed.

post 07 April 2014
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Memories of horror and guilt after Rwanda's genocide

Lindsey Hilsum was living in the Rwandan capital when the killings began - but it was not before hundreds of thousands of lives were lost that she realised she was witnessing genocide.

article 10 May 2013 World, Rwanda
Rwanda cyclist Adrien Niyonshuti was the first cyclist to compete in the Olympics for Rwanda (R)
Fatima Manji by Team Rwanda: from genocide to the Olympics

Twenty years after the genocide, Adrien Niyonshuti became the first Rwandan cyclist to compete in the Olympics. He tells Channel 4 News about his journey and his part in a new film about the team.

article 25 March 2013 World, Rwanda
Angelina Jolie and William Hague have embarked on a mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda to fight rape as a weapon of war (picture: Reuters)
Cathy Newman by Warzone rape: Angelina Jolie and William Hague fly to Africa

Angelina Jolie and William Hague fly into the Democratic Republic of Congo as part of their battle against the use of rape as a weapon of war.