Son of Cyprien Rugamba, the renowned choreographer, poet and composer killed in the genocide, Dorcy Rugamba left Rwanda on 12 April 1994 at the age of 24. Now a Rwandan director, actor and playwright, he lives between Brussels and Kigali. He is the author or co-author of several plays, including Rwanda 94 and Bloody Niggers produced by the Belgian National Theatre
In the wake of the attacks of 11 September 2001, a literature stripped of subtlety marked the return of a discourse taking Muslims as its target. I began to write the text of Bloody Niggers after reading La Rage et l’Orgueil•1, written by the Italian journalist Oriana Fallaci, an inherently violent book on the subject of Muslims, reminiscent in my view of the fascist output of the 1930s in Europe. Following the attacks committed in the...
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