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Remembering the rwandan genocide

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Social Studies High School High ELL

Remembering the Rwandan Genocide

In 1994, members of the Hutu ethnic group in the African nation of Rwanda carried out a genocide against the Tutsi ethnic group. Over 100 days, more than 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were killed, often by their neighbors. This story looks back at the Rwandan genocide on the tenth anniversary of this terrible chapter in world history.

World History II Race Africa

Story Length: 6:57

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National Public Radio © 2004 National Public Radio, Inc. Used with the permission of NPR. All rights reserved.

AIR DATE: 04/06/2004


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