Munk School Fellowship in Global Journalism

At the University of Toronto. Teaching scholars and professionals how to cover their disciplines as journalists for media around the world.

National Post — New seeds of conflict: 20 years post-genocide, there are fears than Rwandan schools ferment hate
BY ALIA DHARSSI (FGJ ‘14) When the Rwandan genocide came to an end in July 1994, the country’s schools were in a shambles. Three thousand teachers had been killed or forced to flee and two-thirds of the 1,836 schools were damaged (many had been sites of massacres). The Ministry of Education itself was a scene of devastation, hit by shells and trashed by looters, who broke windows, doors and furniture. Meanwhile, more than one million children had been orphaned. Read more

National Post — New seeds of conflict: 20 years post-genocide, there are fears than Rwandan schools ferment hate

BY ALIA DHARSSI (FGJ ‘14) When the Rwandan genocide came to an end in July 1994, the country’s schools were in a shambles. Three thousand teachers had been killed or forced to flee and two-thirds of the 1,836 schools were damaged (many had been sites of massacres). The Ministry of Education itself was a scene of devastation, hit by shells and trashed by looters, who broke windows, doors and furniture. Meanwhile, more than one million children had been orphaned. Read more

  • 17 April 2014