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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Dan O’Neill gathers an army of compassion with Mercy Corps

Bags containing the remains of massacred Rwandans lie in the Nyamata Church outside of Kigali, Rwanda, in late 1996. Nyamata, a mostly Tutsi town, was the scene of some of the most notorious massacres that swept the country after April 1994, when President Juvenal Habyarimana, a Hutu, was killed when his plane was shot down. An estimated 500,000 to 1 million people perished in the systematic slaughter.