The Harrowing Story Of One Man's Escape From The Genocide In Burundi

February 23, 2015   // 0 Comments

By Eline Gordts   -Huff Post World Post In October 1993, Tutsi soldiers assassinated Burundi's Hutu president, Melchior Ndadaye. The killing plunged the country into a spate of ethnic violence that would ultimately claim the lives of 300,000 people. Deo Niyizonkiza, then a 20-year-old medical student, heard the news of the president's death from a friend at the hospital where he was studyin...

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