Commemorating 20 years since Rwandan genocide

20 years ago today would be the start of 100 days of preventable horror in Rwanda resulting in the deaths of 800,000 men, women, and children while world leaders sat on their hands and hid behind the phrase ‘acts of genocide’. Here are links to two photo stories from National Geographic and a great BBC piece about a man who saved hundreds of lives as well some features on Rwanda’s president and the children of rape.

Revisiting the Rwandan Genocide: How Churches Became Death Traps

Revisiting the Rwandan Genocide: Origin Stories From The Associated Press

The story of Capt Mbaye Diagne, a United Nations peacekeeper in Rwanda who risked a great deal to save hundreds of lives

A BBC report on how the genocide happened including features on ‘Children of rape‘ and Rwandan President titled: Kagame: Visionary or Tyrant?

Featured image on homepage of genocide memorial sourced: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-13431486


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