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2015-04-23


On April 22ndThe Introduction to Social Sciences class invited students and staff to attend and commemorate the Tutsi Genocide in Rwanda which took place between April and July 1994. The event linked the Tutsi Genocide to the Ezidi’s plight in Kurdistan, contextualizing it in relation to hate speech, stereotypes and the social sciences as a whole.
The event hosted two speakers, Professor Gregory Gordon, hate speech specialist and former prosecutor for the International Criminal tribunal for Rwanda and current lecturer at Chinese University of Hong Kong; Mr. Khaider Domle, Ezidi activist and Media Director at University of Duhok.