Athletes seek asylum at almost every games, as is their right

April 13th, 2018

The missing Commonwealth Games athletes from Cameroon, Rwanda and Uganda aren’t the first to walk out of an athletes village, even in Australia.

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Opinion: Silverbacks and greenbacks: the catch-22 at the heart of gorilla conservation

September 5th, 2015

Mountain gorillas in Uganda

Inspired by his encounter with Guy the gorilla at London Zoo 54 years ago, environmental scientist Associate Professor David Newsome recently went on a wildlife tour to Uganda.

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Murdoch professor helps launch Refugee Week

June 20th, 2012

Associate Professor Mick Broderick helped open Refugee Week 2012 with a talk about a project which is helping Rwandans remember and heal trauma from the 1994 genocide.

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Indigenous films to tour East Africa

December 13th, 2010

Audiences in Rwanda and Tanzania will have the chance to see a program of Indigenous films from Western Australia next year, thanks to a Murdoch University project. The program of features, documentaries and shorts, including works from Murdoch University’s creative practitioners, will screen at both the Rwandan and Zanzibar international film festivals.

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Commemoration of Genocide marked with messages of hope

April 12th, 2010

Commemoration of Genocide marked with messages of hope

Murdoch University academics have helped the Rwandan Government to mark the 16th Commemoration of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide in Kigali, Rwanda on April 7.

Associate Professor Mick Broderick from the School of Media Communication and Culture and Dr Angela Ebert from the School of Psychology presented a 10 minute video featuring survivor's messages of hope to a gathering of 20,000 mourners and international dignitaries in the National Stadium.

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