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The Rwanda Genocide: A Dark Chapter of 1994

In the summer of 1994, a 100-day period of unimaginable horror unfolded in the small East African country of Rwanda. Known as the Rwanda Genocide, this event saw approximately 800,000 people, mostly ethnic Tutsis, brutally massacred by members of the majority Hutu ethnic group. The genocide was the culmination of long-standing ethnic tensions and political turmoil, exacerbated by a history of colonial influences and power struggles. This tragic event shocked the world and continues to be remembered as one of the darkest chapters in human history.

The Rwanda Genocide: A Dark Chapter of 1994