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Remembering The Rwandan Genocide 15 Years Later (SLIDESHOW) by Georgianne Nienaber

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The historical event is straightforward and easily summarized. The plane carrying Hutu Rwandan President Juvénal Habyarimana and Burundi President Cyprien Ntaryamira was shot down on April 6, 1994, on approach to the Kigali airport. Their assassination sparked the Rwandan genocide, which lasted for 100 days. Up to one million Tutsis and moderate Hutus lost their lives. In the initial bloodshed a majority of the dead were Tutsi

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