There are other roads to acceptance than our justice systems offer.
20 Years after the genocide in Rwanda, Rabiaâ found out that some Rwandans have forgiven the people that murdered their families. Wondering how to understand forgiveness in a genocide context, she decided to send two photographers to Rwanda to visualise this.
Rabiaâ Benlahbib is the founder and director of Creative Court, a Hague-based organisation that develops art and education projects reflecting on peace and global justice. In this capacity she continuously wonders about ways to get to the core of human complexity without simplifying it. She is convinced that for lasting peace, justice alone is not sufficient, and that we also need specific qualities such as empathy and reflection.