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1.The Rwandan Genocide ended 25 years ago.

A ceasefire was declared on July 15 1994, ending 100 days of carnage

It’s an event that looms large in my aid-worker family’s psyche

THREAD…with very distressing images

#Kwibuka25 #RwandanGenocide #genocide
2.I was home from university for the holidays when the massacres began that April and I remember my parents and I being transfixed by the news.

They’d been aid-workers for decades. Dad was with the UN’s refugee agency. Mum, a child psychologist, worked with child soldiers.
3. Neither were naïve about the world’s darker corners, but the speed and scale of the savagery in Rwanda left everyone - even the most jaded and battle-hardened of my parents’ aid-worker colleagues - reeling.
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