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Rwandan ex-mayors Face Trial In France Over 1994 Genocide

Rwandan ex-mayors Face Trial In France Over 1994 Genocide

Two former Rwandan mayors go on trial in France on Tuesday facing charges of crimes against humanity and genocide over the 1994 massacres in the central African country. As the second trial in Paris by a special court created to go after suspected Rwandan killers who fled to France, it is expected to lay bare […]

Stories From The Rwandan Genocide: A day in the marshes (VIDEO)

Stories From The Rwandan Genocide: A day in the marshes (VIDEO)

As terrified Tutsi families realised that no-one was going to come and rescue them, they did their best to hide from the teams of killers. The young and fit often chose to out-run the killers in the forests. The old, the sick, and parents with children spent their days hiding among the tall papyrus in […]

Stories From The Rwandan Genocide: A Close-up Look At the Survivors And Killers

Stories From The Rwandan Genocide:  A Close-up Look At the Survivors And Killers

How Do You Start A genocide? On the morning of April 7th 1994, orders went out across Rwanda. The interahamwe militia set up roadblocks around Kigali, opposition leaders were murdered and soldiers and militia were sent throughout the country to carry out a wave of killings. The early organisers included politicians, military leaders, businessmen, local […]