The horrific scars of Rwanda's civil war

Kiley, Sam; Coleman, Fred
July 1994
U.S. News & World Report;7/4/94, Vol. 117 Issue 1, p51
Reports that France has dispatched some 500 troops, the first of an expected 2,500, into western Rwanda to set up a field hospital and begin to rescue some 8,000 refugees in the region. Carnage which claimed as many as 500,000 lives; Unwillingness of other nations to act; Belief that France is part of the problem, not the solution, as they armed the Hutu government that is largely responsible for the genocide; French motives for intervention.


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