Category: Timothy Longman

Congo rebels dig in as leader heads for talks

November 26th, 2012 in 2012, Centers & Institutes in the News, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Reuters, Timothy Longman 0 comments

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Timothy Longman, College of Arts & Sciences, African Studies Center

Rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo strengthened their positions around the eastern city of Goma, defying regional calls for them to leave by Monday even as their leader flew to Uganda for talks…

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UN report: Rwanda commanding Congo rebel force

November 21st, 2012 in 2012, Associated Press, Centers & Institutes in the News, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Timothy Longman 0 comments

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Timothy Longman, College of Arts & Sciences, African Studies Center

The Rwandan military is commanding and supporting the rebel force that overtook a major city in eastern Congo this week, a United Nations report released Wednesday said…

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Expert: Rwandan Opposition Leader’s Arrest Shows Failure For Reconciliation

November 8th, 2012 in 2012, Centers & Institutes in the News, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Timothy Longman, Voice of Russia 0 comments

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Timothy Longman, College of Arts & Sciences, African Studies Center

The Rwandan government jailed opposition leader Victoire Ingabire on Tuesday, putting a halt on progress for what had been a period of ethnic reconciliation and economic breakthrough…

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After Genocide, Stifled Dissent

June 30th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, New York Times, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Timothy Longman 0 comments

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By Timothy Longman, College of Arts & Sciences

WHEN Paul Kagame led Rwandan rebel forces to victory in 1994, he was praised not only for halting a genocide that had killed half a million people, but also for advocating reconciliation rather than revenge…

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After ‘Kony 2012,’ Students Eager To Learn About Central Africa

April 19th, 2012 in 2012, Barbara Brown, Centers & Institutes in the News, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Timothy Longman, WBUR 0 comments

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Timothy Longman, College of Arts & Sciences, African Studies Center

The film makers behind “Kony 2012,” a short documentary that went viral earlier this year, claim that the movement’s campaign to arrest the Ugandan war criminal Joseph Kony will expand at the end of this week…

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Africa’s Constitutions Often Unfulfilled

March 29th, 2012 in 2012, Centers & Institutes in the News, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Timothy Longman, Voice of America 0 comments

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Timothy Longman, College of Arts and Sciences, African Studies Center

Africa scholars agree that some constitutions on the continent are better than others, and some have good parts, but they say too much emphasis is placed on the constitutions themselves…

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Video trying to raise awareness of Uganda war criminal

March 9th, 2012 in 2012, Centers & Institutes in the News, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, NECN, Newsmakers, Timothy Longman 0 comments

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Timothy Longman, College of Arts & Sciences, African Studies Center

The video, “stop Kony 2012″ has gone viral over the past few days, and it’s from a group called Invisible Children that’s said to be trying to raise awareness about Ugandan militia leader and war criminal Joseph Kony…

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Donating To Kony 2012: Where Does The Money Go?

March 8th, 2012 in 2012, Centers & Institutes in the News, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Timothy Longman, WBZ-TV 0 comments

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Timothy Longman, College of Arts & Sciences, African Studies Center

It’s a chilling account of the atrocities in Uganda, especially against children, at the hands of rebel army leader Joseph Kony…

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Testimony by survivor of Rwanda’s genocide resumes

February 24th, 2012 in College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Timothy Longman 0 comments

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Timothy Longman, College of Arts & Sciences

A Rwandan woman who survived the 1994 genocide said she never mentioned the name of a New Hampshire woman charged with lying about her role in it during a decade of investigations because no one asked her…

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