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Survivors of Rwanda genocide

With more than 800,000 people slaughtered in 100 days the Rwandan genocide stands as one of the most horrific mass murders of the past century. In the middle of the horror was a Canadian peacekeeper whose efforts to avert the tragedy were thwarted by political apathy and incalculable evil. CBC Digital Archives looks back at this sad chapter in Africa's history and how Lt.-Gen. Roméo Dallaire managed to survive to become Canada's most famous casualty of war.

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Ten years later a Rwandan woman recalls how she managed to survive the genocide in her country.
Medium: Radio
Program: The Current
Broadcast Date: Jan. 20, 2004
Guest(s): Dada Gasirabo
Host: Anna Maria Tremonti
Duration: 4:01

Last updated: December 4, 2012

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