Two of the worst atrocities of the 20th century started in the month of April, reports Mike O'Sullivan.The killing of 1.5 million Armenians in Ottoman Empire Turkey in 1915 and 1916, and the slaughter of 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus in Rwanda in 1994.
As frightened and angry Americans keep raising the temperature of Islam-versus-Everyone-Else controversies, Martin Marty examines some new material which shows how Christian ideology is used to justify killing too. No religion or ideology can claim innocence, he suggests.
More than 200 young people from many faith backgrounds, travelling from Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa, Tanzania and the United States, gathered this month at the Kenya Youth Peace Summit in Nairobi.
Following the decision taken by the High Court not to extradite four Rwandan men suspected of genocide and other crimes under international law, human rights activists have called for a third-party location for a trial.