In its 2003 verdict, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) found Rwandan journalists Ferdinand Nahimana and Jean-Bosco Barayagwiza guilty of genocide, incitement to genocide, conspiracy, and crimes against humanity. The case against Nahimana and Barayagwiza raised important questions regarding the role of the media and their social accountability. ForRead More →

(Photograph: The death of Fabienne Cherisma, from the series Haiti, 2010, © Nathan Weber/NBW Photo.)

“The disaster ruins everything, all the while leaving everything intact. …Remembrance of the disaster which could be the gentlest want of foresight.” -­‐ Maurice Blanchot, The Writing of Disaster It had been a few weeks since the earthquake. The dusty port town of Léogâne, Haiti was the epicentre. Nearly everyRead More →