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Rwanda marks 30 years of reconciliation after genocide

Rwanda is holding observances to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the genocide in that East African nation that took one million lives. Rwanda has won praise for rebuilding efforts, but democratic backsliding and conflict just outside its borders have raised concern over the country’s future stability. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports. A warning, this story discusses and has imagery of genocide.

Rwanda marks 30 years of reconciliation after genocide

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