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Rwanda part V - 100 days

August 23rd 2013
"At my signal, unleash Hell" On April 6 1994 Rwandan president Juvénal Habyarimana and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira were assassinated when the plane they flew in was shot down while approaching Kigali Airport. That event was the signal that started the Rwandan Genocide. Over a period of only 100 days, from April 6 to mid July, between 500,000 and 1,000,000 Rwandans, mostly of th ... read more
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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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