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A Heroine of Burundi's Civil War

Duration:
11 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 24 October 2013

In 1993, Burundi's civil war began. We hear the story of Marguerite Barankitse who helped thousands of children affected by the conflict and came to symbolise hope for peace. She is known as 'the Angel of Burundi'.

Photo: Marguerite Barankitse in Burundi / UNHCR

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