WorldViews: One million Rwandans left Zaire. One photographer followed them to Rwanda.

By Anup Kaphle, April 3, 2014

During the 100 days of killings in Rwanda in 1994, more than a million of its people fled to what was then eastern Zaire (now Congo) and sought refuge. The Rwandans here were a mixed group — Tutsis who fled extremist Hutus and Hutus who feared retaliation from the Tutsi-led Rwandan Patriotic Front. The group of Hutus in the refugee camp included g nocidaires (those considered to have taken part in the mass killings), many of whom belonged to the Rwandan army and the paramilitary group known as the Interahamwe, who used the refugee camps as safe houses tocontinue to attack the newly arriving Tutsis.

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