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The Heart of My Enemy: Rwandan Friends Rebuilding After the Genocide

Chico, Laura Shipler
June 4, 2015

Source: (2005) Peaceways, vol. 1(1):4-5

This article tells the stories of several Rwandans who lived through the genocide and introduces the Alternatives to Violence Project, a program developed by Quakers in Rwanda that “quietly invites participants to begin to see the possibility of good in themselves and others, to seek truth even when it contradicts strongly held beliefs, and to find a deep source of reconciliation and transformation.” It includes personal accounts of change and transformation alongside descriptions of different workshops in the program.


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