People & Power – Return to Rwanda

People & Power – Return to Rwanda

People & Power – Return to Rwanda


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In April 1994, the world watched in horror as the central African state of Rwanda tore itself apart.
An unofficial Hutu militia went on a genocidal rampage along with thousands of ordinary Hutus in a spasm of ethnic hatred brought to fever pitch by years of anti-Tutsi propaganda.
Fearing reprisals, as many as two million Hutus then fled across the border to what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Many of those same Hutus want to return home, as part of a reconciliation and repatriation programme sponsored by the UN and the Rwandan government.
What sort of welcome awaits them? Sorious Samura went to find out for People & Power.

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