Press Freedom in Rwanda: 'It Always Has to be Framed in the Context of the Genocide'

In the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide, former Toronto Star reporter Allan Thompson started a project in the African country to train local journalists. But the media's role in the civil war and mass killings means Canadian trainers with lofty intention

Bea Vongdouangchanh
Published: Wednesday, 07/23/2008 12:00 am EDT

BUTARE, RWANDA—There has been an ongoing debate about the state of press freedom in official Ottawa since Stephen Harper's Conservative Party formed a government in January 2006.

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