Illustrator country: Rwanda
Scenarist: Ngumire, Jean-Claude
Scenarist country: Rwanda
Keywords: domestic violence; Hutu; Love; pregnancy; tutsi
Mention Africa e Mediterraneo Award 2003-2004, category "Human Rights"
Published in: edited by S. Federici e A. Marchesini Reggiani, Africa Comics 2003, Lai-momo, Sasso Marconi 2004
Rwanda. A hutu girl is engaged with a tutsi boy. One night, the girl tells her mum about her boyfriend’s intention to marry her. Her father, a strict and violent man, finds out about the relationship and when he returns home, he beats his daughter to death. The girl is pregnant and she dies in hospital. Her father is brought to court while a demonstration against interethnic violence and hatred is taking place.
Technique: Ink and tempera on paper
Dimensions: 29,7 x 42 cm
Exhibited where: Exhibited in New York, The Africa Comics Exhibition, Studio Museum in Harlem, November 15, 2006 – March 18, 2007
Inventory: inv. 380 / coll. CX30.RWANDA.NGUMIRE.1
Number of sheets: 3
Notes: The first page on verso reports the Author's name