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The Stuff of Nightmares

May 28th 2008
“It’s time to cut down the tall trees…” and with these words on 6 April 1994, a genocide of brutal ferocity and speed was inflicted upon the people of Rwanda. "Tall trees" was the code word for a carefully calculated campaign that saw one million people butchered by the crudest of weapons - mostly the machete - within 100 days. With the exception of the only two agencies that remained in ... read more
Africa » Rwanda » Province du Sud » Gikongoro

Rwandan Flag In 1959, three years before independence from Belgium, the majority ethnic group, the Hutus, overthrew the ruling Tutsi king. Over the next several years, thousands of Tutsis were killed, and some 150,000 driven into exile in neighboring countries. T... ... read more
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