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Rwanda genocide commemorations 20 years on

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Published on Apr 6, 2014

On Monday, as Rwanda marks the 20th anniversary of an orgy of ethnic killing in which at least 800,000 of their countrymen died, Belgium is hosting a conference on preventing mass atrocities.

The genocide was sparked when a plane carrying the then Rwandan president, who was a member of the ethnic Hutu majority, was shot down on April 6, 1994. Everyone on board was killed.

Rwandan Hutus blamed ethnic Tutsis for the attack and seeked immediate revenge.

Hutu extremists killed neighbours, friends...
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