Children of Rwanda

“ I also want to show the impact of the past. I want to show what genocide is. At the time of the interviews, Norway did not have a law against genocide. A genocide means to kill especially young women and children. The aim is to destroy an entire generation. That’s what happened in Rwanda. But Norway did not recognise what happened in Rwanda as a genocide. So many people responsible for the genocide took refuge in Norway and Europe in general. The laws were changed in 2008 but some of the responsible Hutus still live a protected life here in Norway because the new law is not legislated retrospectively”.

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