Archive for November, 2011

Rwanda Truth and Reconciliation Roundtable

Mutual Acceptance of Responsibility –
The Way Forward

Speakers:

Paul Rusesabagina, honored for saving Hutus and Tutsis alike during the Rwandan Genocide
Robert Flaten, Former U.S. Ambassador to Rwanda
Professor Peter Erlinder, UN‐ICTR Lead Defense Counsel
Special guest TBA for security reasons

Moderated by Dr. Ali Galayd, Former Prime Minister of Somalia

4:00 PM ‐ 6:00 PM
William Mitchell College of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul
Open to local students and faculty members with valid ID
Conference will be streamed live ‐ register at reconcileconference@gmail.com for video link.

Downloadable flyer for Rwanda Truth and Reconciliation Roundtable

Paul Rusesabagina of Hotel Rwanda to Speak at WMCL

Paul Rusesabagina, the real life hero of the acclaimed film Hotel Rwanda, will speak at William Mitchell College of Law from 1 to 3 pm Monday, Nov. 28. His speech, “Human Rights, Democracy, and Dictatorship: The Rwanda Experience,” is free and open to the public.

Mr. Rusesabagina served as manager of the Hotel des Mille Collines in Kigali and bravely risked his life to shelter Hutus and Tutsis who were seeking refuge from the genocide that killed more than 800,000 people during a 100-day period in 1994.
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