1994 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on 1994


Rwanda genocide suspect Bizimana dead – U.N. tribunal

May 22, 2020 - 9:56 PM

Augustin Bizimana, one of the top suspects wanted over Rwanda's 1994 genocide, is believed to have died almost 20 years ago

France arrests fugitive Rwandan genocide 'financier'

May 16, 2020 - 9:37 PM

Felicien Kabuga is accused of creating the notorious Interahamwe militia that carried out massacres in the 1994 genocide

ARRESTED. General view of the apartment building where Rwanda genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga who has been known as the financier of the genocide, was arrested on May 16, 2020, in Asnieres-sur-Seine, northwestern suburbs of Paris. Photo by Francois Guillot / AFP

Meet Father Richard Mickley of historic PH Pride March of 1994

Jun 25, 2019 - 11:28 AM

Who is Father Richard Mickley, one of the founders of the Pride Movement in the Philippines?

Rwanda invites Macron to attend 25th anniversary of genocide

Mar 12, 2019 - 8:08 PM

If Emmanuel Macron accepts, he will become only the second French president to visit the country since the genocide, which still poisons relations between the two nations

RWANDA AND FRANCE. In this file photo, French President Emmanuel Macron (R) and Rwandan President Paul Kagame hold a joint press conference after their meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, on May 23, 2018. File photo by Francois Mori/Pool/AFP

I'm so sorry: 5 memorable sporting apologies

Mar 30, 2018 - 3:22 PM

Here are 5 high-profile incidents of athletes apologizing

ADMISSION. Photo illustration showing a woman watches on her computer as Oprah Winfrey interviews cyclist Lance Armstrong about doping while competing professionally in the sport, as seen from Washington, DC, on January 17, 2013. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Phivolcs urges youth: Prepare for earthquakes, tsunamis

Nov 05, 2016 - 5:18 PM

Earthquake experts from Phivolcs teach high school students what to do in case disaster strikes

France to free Rwandan genocide suspect

Apr 04, 2015 - 10:57 AM

He denies the accusations against him He has always said that as a member of a mixed family himself with a Tutsi mother he tried to save lives

FREE. In this file photo, Claude Muhayimana (C), one of the two Rwandan men accused of taking part in the massacre of ethnic Tutsis during the Rwandan genocide, arrives for an extradition hearing at the courthouse in Paris, on November 13, 2013. File photo by Marion Ruszniewski/AFP

Rwanda marks 20th anniversary of genocide

Jan 08, 2014 - 7:24 AM

An estimated 800 000 people essentially from the Tutsi minority perished in the genocide carried out by Hutu extremist militias and troops in the three months from April to June 1994

VICTIMS OF GENOCIDE. Photographs of people murdered during the 1994 genocide are displayed at Kigali Memorial Center in Kigali, Rwanda, 14 May 2012. Dai Kurokawa/EPA

CHED, colleges told: Help students affected by Yolanda

Nov 20, 2013 - 7:13 PM

The Commission will come up with a set of guidelines on how other higher education institutions will accommodate student transferees affected by Yolanda

STILL STANDING. What remains of the Leyte Colleges after typhoon Yolanda devastated the province. File photo by Rupert Ambil/Rappler

Tom Hanks says he has type-2 diabetes

Oct 09, 2013 - 1:44 PM

Two time Oscar winner makes surprise disclosure in late night talk show

CONSUMMATE ACTOR. Hanks at a screening of 'Captain Phillips' in New York. Photo: AFP