Oral Testimony of MASABO Alexis

  
  
  
  
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Id:IBUKA00015
Title:Oral Testimony of MASABO Alexis
Sequence:1 of 1
Abstract:The oral testimony of MASABO Alexis, a Rescuer during the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi, recorded by the Kigali Genocide Memorial in Kigali, Rwanda. The testimony reveals the humanity and courage shown by Alexis at his hometown, Mugombwa (HUYE), in the action of rescuing Tutsis from the ongoing killings. The testimony is given in Kinyarwanda, with English transcript and subtitles available.
Contributors: Aegis Trust (UK)
Kigali Genocide Memorial
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
IBUKA a.s.b.l
Publisher:Kigali Genocide Memorial
Interview Date:
Language:kin
Rights:Kigali Genocide Memorial, Kigali, Rwanda
Subject Headings: Genocide--Rwanda--History--20th century
Genocide-Rwanda--Rescuer
Testimony--Rwanda
Hutu (African people)--Interviews
Hutu (African people)--Crimes against--Rwanda
Rwanda--Ethnic Relations--History--20th Century
Rwanda--History--Civil War, 1994--Atrocities
Creator: MASABO Alexis; Kigali Genocide Memorial
Format: mini-DV tape
Dock windowTable of Contents
Pre-genocide experience
Interviewee's introduction
Political life
Genocide experience
Hiding Tutsis
Fleeing
Post-genocide experience
Adaptation
Reflections
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personal life
date and birth place
family life
wives
children
mothers
fathers
siblings
schools
primary schools
interviewee's occupations
agriculture
international organisations
DGB*
FAO
CARE International
economic life
buildings
cattle
other belongings
religious beliefs
roman catholic church
7th day Adventist church
political parties
MRND (Mouvement Révolutionnaire National pour le Développement)
MDR (Mouvement Démocratique Républicain)
PSD (Parti Socialiste Démocrate)
PL (Parti Liberal)
MDR power
CDR (Coalition pour la Défence de la République)
political activities
political meetings
MRND
MDR
MRND
anti-Tutsi prejudice
beatings
arrests
live burials
aid giving
hiding
aid giver attacks
hiding
perpetrator bribery
perpetrator resistance
flight assistance
survivor-aid giver reunions
economic assistance
refugee experiences
hunger
refugee camp environmental conditions
medical assistance
post liberation survivor-aid giver relations
food
clothing
friendships
anti-Tutsi manhunts
searches into aid givers' homes
post liberation perpetrator-aid giver relations
apology
suspicious
Mass executions
at Kabuye Hill
killings
killing methods (crushing)
Mukansanga mother's death
Burundian perpetrators
killings
looting
post Rwandan Tutsi genocide reflections
attitudes toward pre-genocide leaders
attitudes toward post Rwandan Tutsi genocide youth
aid giving motivations
social interactions
humanity respect
religious beliefs
aid giving assistance
Nyirankuriza Athanasie's help
dehumanization
Tutsis labelled as cockroaches
pre-genocide social interactions
cultural activities
aid giving exposure fears
covert activities
attitudes toward RPF-FAR war
as civilians
siblings and extended family members
Ngendereye Ciprien
nephews (perpetrators)
Gatabazi François (local leaders and perpetrator)
post-liberation aid giver-aid recipient relations
strong friendships
visits
attitudes toward aid recipients
happiness
gacaca court proceedings
contribution to information collection
gacaca court trials
free from any charge
aid giver recognition
administrative local authorities
survivors
aid recipients
family
post-liberation anti-aid giver prejudice
no prejudice
post-liberation family life
wives
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Bishya (village)
Mugombwa (Mugombwa, Gisagara, Southern Province: Cellule)
Kivomo Sector
Muganza Commune
Bishya cellule
Butare Prefecture
Remera primary school
Cyumba primary school
Baziro sector
Burundi
Majuri refugee camp (Burundi)
Kibizi refugee camp (Burundi)
Rwanda
Kivomo sector
Nora commune
Kabuye Hill
Caraes de Butare
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Masabo Alexis
Nibogore Francine
Niyomugabo Sosthene
Mizero Jean de Dieu
Mwavita Clarisse
Nahimana Samuel
Frederic
Ntivuguruzwa Jean
Jérôme (Forces Armées Rwandaises soldier)
Jérôme (Forces Armées Rwandaises soldier)
Mukansanga Domina
Assoumpta Iyakaremye
Mukansanga
Mukansanga
Assoumpta Iyakaremye
Iyakaremye Jean
Bapfakubyara
Mutuyimana
Mukansanga
Patrice
Assoumpta Iyakaremye
Mukansanga
Masabo
Nyirankuriza Athanasie
Ndaberetse Thomas
Ngendeye Ciprien (brother)
Gatabazi François (brother and perpetrator)
Jérôme (Forces Armées Rwandaises soldier)
Mukansanga Domina
Assoumpta Iyakaremye
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