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Together We Remember: join us live this Thursday

2021-04-28T08:25:47+01:00April 28th, 2021|Events|

Join the Aegis Trust live this Thursday as part of a 24-hour global vigil marking Genocide Awareness Month: https://www.facebook.com/TogetherWeRemember/ If peace is possible after genocide ... is it achievable anywhere? As part of the global coalition 'Together We Remember', this Thursday the Aegis Trust and Kigali Genocide Memorial will host one of 24 live one-hour [...]

The Aegis Trust welcomes President Biden’s recognition of the Armenian Genocide

2021-04-25T09:39:43+01:00April 25th, 2021|Policy & Advocacy|

Statement by Dr James Smith CBE, Chief Executive of the Aegis Trust: “Staff and supporters of the Aegis Trust remember and mourn all those murdered during the Armenian Genocide, in which the Young Turk regime systematically planned and executed the deportation and mass murder of some 1.5 million Armenians in the Ottoman Empire, together with [...]

Bangui airlift appeal: first food delivery lands in besieged city

2021-03-07T19:50:08+00:00March 7th, 2021|Uncategorised|

Thanks to fundraisers and donors supporting its appeal to airlift food to Bangui (https://www.aegistrust.org/donate/), the Aegis Trust has today flown its first delivery of food into the besieged capital of the Central African Republic. Home to some 900,000 people, Bangui is larger than Amsterdam, Jerusalem or San Francisco - and has been cut off by [...]

Fly food for love this Valentine’s Day

2021-02-14T22:13:34+00:00February 14th, 2021|Uncategorised|

Show LOVE this Valentine's Day 900,000 people are under siege. Will you show love this Valentine's by helping the Aegis Trust and Kigali Genocide Memorial airlift food to Bangui today? We need your help to get wheels off the ground on the first plane ... TODAY. Donate Now What's happening in [...]

Imam Layama’s passing spurs urgency of peacebuilding in CAR

2020-12-01T12:05:31+00:00December 1st, 2020|Central African Republic|

“The whole team at the Aegis Trust joins with Central Africans in mourning Imam Omar Kobine Layama following his untimely death on Saturday November 28th,” says Dr James Smith, Chief Executive of the Aegis Trust. “A brave and humble leader, his shoes will be hard for anyone to fill, but he leaves behind a legacy [...]

Watch this powerful message from Jeff Koinange – and join the KGM team LIVE this Sunday

2020-09-17T15:24:43+01:00September 17th, 2020|Peace education|

https://youtu.be/gAsjgVPT4Vg Watch this powerful message from Jeff Koinange - and join the KGM team LIVE this Sunday Get tickets NOW for Sunday’s webcast - you'll experience an Aegis workshop on forgiveness which has seen participants in conflict zones lay down weapons and give up plans for revenge: CLICK HERE to register now for Sunday [...]

From Hate to Humanity: September webcast series

2020-08-28T08:22:52+01:00August 28th, 2020|Peace education, Uncategorised|

If people can reconcile after genocide, they can reconcile after anything. That's the hope born from Rwanda. In 'From Hate to Humanity', a live three-part webcast series this September, the Aegis Trust and Kigali Genocide Memorial will unpack how that hope is becoming a reality, not only in Rwanda, but way beyond its borders. BOOK TICKETS [...]

Genocide survivors in Rwanda join 25th Srebrenica Genocide Commemoration

2020-07-10T18:46:56+01:00July 10th, 2020|Outreach|

https://youtu.be/N-eLpOrs50M On the eve of the 25th anniversary of the genocide at Srebrenica in Bosnia, survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda are among those who have marked the occasion at the Kigali Genocide Memorial by lighting candles, observing a minute’s silence, and recording a short video message for Bosnian survivors: [...]

Justice closer for Darfur with Ali Kushayb in ICC custody

2020-06-10T21:33:46+01:00June 10th, 2020|Policy & Advocacy|

Wanted on 51 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Darfur, former Janjaweed commander Ali Kushayb is now in the custody of the International Criminal Court. According to an ICC statement, Kushayb voluntarily handed himself over in the Central African Republic. “Kushayb’s prosecution will be an important step towards justice for Darfur, especially [...]

Félicien Kabuga’s arrest welcomed by genocide survivors

2020-05-16T19:06:01+01:00May 16th, 2020|Policy & Advocacy|

Today's arrest of Félicien Kabuga in Paris has been warmly welcomed by genocide survivors in Rwanda – and by genocide scholars internationally. One of the alleged architects of Rwanda’s 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, in which a million people were murdered, Kabuga is accused of funding the import of arms and machetes used in the [...]