Perspective: Rwanda, 20 years after …

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Timothy Longman, College of Arts & Sciences, African Studies Center

Through the dust and darkness, you see them. The shadows of their lives — clothes, shoes and bones. In this Catholic church off a dirt road near Rwanda’s capital city, the genocide is at your feet…

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“They’re using the genocide as an excuse for violating human rights. That’s not acceptable. Violations of human rights breed violations of human rights. The fact that the regime is still arresting critics and putting journalists on trial cannot be justified by the genocide 20 years later.”

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