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The Rwandan genocide

A plane crash on 6 April 1994, set off a wave of killing in Rwanda which lasted 100 days.

Jean-Francois Gisimba survived that time and helped hundreds of others to stay alive as well.

A plane crash on 6 April 1994, set off a wave of killing in Rwanda which lasted 100 days.

Almost a million Tutsis and moderate Hutus lost their lives.

Jean-Francois Gisimba survived that time and helped hundreds of others who had taken refuge in the family-run orphanage to stay alive as well.

Photo: Gisimba Orphanage in Kigali - as it is today.

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Sun 10 Apr 2011 22:50GMT

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  • Wed 6 Apr 2011 08:50GMT
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