Immaculee IIibagiza found forgiveness from genocide in Rwanda

Her family massacred during the genocide in Rwanda, Immaculee IIibagiza found forgiveness By Kelle Barr | Special to the Kalamazoo Ga… April 23, 2010, 8:59AM KALAMAZOO — Immaculee IIibagiza spent 91 days hiding in a tiny bathroom with seven other women during the genocide in Rwanda — a massacre in the 1990s that left a million people of her Tutsi tribe dead. After Rwanda’s president was killed, members of the Hutu tribe murdered entire families, including IIibagiza’s parents, grandparents and two brothers, she told an audience at the State Theatre on Thursday. “They went from home to home, breaking down doors and hacking people to death,” she said. “I didn’t want to leave, but... read more