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When the World Turned Its Back: James Nachtwey's Reflections on the Rwandan Genocide

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Rwanda Genocide documentary. The incredibly tragic story of the Genocide. Beginning on April 6, 1994, Hutus began slaughtering the Tutsis in the African country of Rwanda. As the brutal killings continued, the world stood idly by and just watched the slaughter. Lasting 100 days, the Rwanda genocide left approximately 800,000 Tutsis and Hutu sympathizers dead.

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© photograph by Gary S. Chapman / Location: Rwanda / Victim of rape & machete attack whose family was killed during the 1994 genocide.

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May we never again ignore injustice. #Repost @blackloudproud with @repostapp. #regram via @sinistar22x2 NEVER FORGET....... Today marks a day of remembrance of the Rwanda genocide. Dubbed the 100 days slaughter an estimated 800 000 people were slaughtered in Rwanda beginning from 06 April in 1994. From April to July 1994 members of the Hutu ethnic majority in the east-central African nation of Rwanda MURDERED AS MANY AS 800000 people mostly of the Tutsi minority. The genocide was sparked by…

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from Washington Post

11 powerful photos from the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide

Genocide in Rwanda. Refugees wait behind barbed wire as they watch aid workers unload a new batch of supplies and food, at a refugee camp at the Kigera River border crossing with Rwanda. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)

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from CA94: A Cultural Crash Course

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Rwanda. 1994 - A Hutu man at a Red Cross hospital, his face mutilated by the Hutu 'Interahamwe' militia, who suspected him of sympathizing with the Tutsi rebels. (James Nachtwey) This famous picture has been reproduced many, many times. I think this is one of the best crops and captions I've seen.

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