May 28, 2011

Plunder of culture

The plunder of culture is a crime against humanity. And the right to culture is a human right. Since the dawn of ages, men and women […]
March 7, 2015

Rwanda: Art in a post-genocide society

by Marc Masurovsky By all accounts, there is no reason why artistic activity should have even found a haven in a society where half of the […]
March 15, 2015

Letter from Nyamata genocide memorial, outside Kigali, Rwanda.

by Marc Masurovsky Entrance to Nyamata Genocide Memorial The skulls and bones of more than 10,000 Tutsi murdered at Nyamata (45,000 remains are buried there from […]
March 25, 2015

Murambi: a death camp by any other name

by Marc Masurovsky The Murambi memorial site is, literally, in the middle of nowhere. view of the entrance to Murambi After reaching Butare, the second largest […]
May 25, 2015

Monday afternoon rant: is cultural destruction in the 21st century inevitable?

by Marc Masurovsky Palmyra  As the world sits by and watches ISIS forces overwhelm the town of Palmyra, shudders go down our collective spines and dread […]