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Noon Seminar on Peacebuilding: LETTERS PROJECT: POST-GENOCIDE RESTORATIVE JUSTICE IN RWANDA

 

 

Organizer: Social Reconciliation, Just Peace, and Development Research Group

Event Description:

Delphine Furaha (Fine), Prison Chaplain, Rwanda with Dr. Pierre Allard, former Assistant Commissioner, Canadian Penitentiary Service and President, Just Equipping

Furaha is part of a small chaplaincy team which headed up the 'Letters Project'. This project delivered over 400 letters to genocide victim-survivors written by perpetrators of the Rwandan Genocide, now in the Rwandan prison system. These letters asked forgiveness for the crimes committed during this difficult time in the country's history. This resulted in hundreds of meetings between victims and génocidaires in prison. Presentation in French

When: September 19, 2017 from 12:15 to 1:15

Where: G102

Open to Public: Yes. This event is open to all students, professors, alumni, and everyone interested in social reconciliation, just peace, and development.

Free of charge.

Event Contact Person: Vern Neufeld Redekop, 613-236-1393 x 2369; vredekop@ustpaul.ca

 



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