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A Day In The Marshes

Morning

Tutsi’s who were old, sick, and had families tended to hide in papyrus in the marshes.

Killers worked in the marshes from 9am-4pm.  If it rained, they came later in the morning.   384 more words

Rwandan Genocide

The 100 Days Of Slaughter

On April 6th, 1994, a plane was shot down carrying Rwandan President Habyarimana and Burundi President Cyprien Ntaryamira.  Tensions were already running high between the Hutus and Tutsis and the assassination of two high-ranking Hutu men only added fuel to the flame.   390 more words

Rwandan Genocide

22 Years Later, US Still Classifying "Bombshell" Plan to Pull Peacekeepers Out Before Rwanda Genocide

The tinderbox of Rwanda’s ethnic tensions ignited in April 1994 and mass violence engulfed the country in one of the swiftest campaigns of genocide in history. 916 more words

Documents

Men in Pink - Documentry

My lecturer showed us this documentary in our Conflict Reporting class.

Men in Pink is about the aftermath of the genocide in Rwanda, following a group of killers and two leaders of the genocide who are on trial. 12 more words

Film

Profile: Consolee Nishimwe

As every April is the month that we commemorate the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi, it was imperative that Rwanda Next releases a video of an inspiring genocide survivor. 226 more words

Stories

International Response to the Rwandan Genocide

The international community, led by the UN, acted as a bystander during the Rwandan genocide despite its increasing awareness of the crimes taking place. Why? In my opinion, as Barnett also describes, the lack of action by the UN was a moral factor and not one of, say, incompetence. 818 more words

Human Rights

Letters on the Rwandan genocide: 'Similar atrocities can and will be repeated'

Re: ‘Never Again,’ Again And Again, Irwin Cotler, April 8.
As an aging hidden child survivor of the Holocaust, whose father — together with his entire father’s family — perished in Auschwitz, I found Irwin Cotler’s article on the anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide very depressing. 854 more words

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