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Jacqueline Murekatete

Jacqueline Murekatete

Jacqueline Murekatete is a New York-based attorney, a human rights activist, and a Women’s Media Center SheSource Expert. She is currently working on a book about her genocide experience and prevention work as well as starting a human rights organization through which she plans to continue her advocacy and raise support for genocide survivors.

Ms. Murekatete is a recipient of many human rights awards, including the Ina Kay award from the Anti-Defamation League, the UN Peace Ambassador award from Friends of the United Nations, the Moral Courage award from the American Jewish Committee, and the Ellis Island Medal of Honor award from the National Ethnic Coalition.

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Rwanda 20 Years Later

Rwanda 20 Years Later

July 2, 2014

The author, a survivor of the 1994 genocide, sends out a call for both remembrance and action. More »