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Friday, March 26, 2004

United Nations Commemorates 10th Anniversary of Rwandan Genocide
On Friday, March 26, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan opened a memorial conference on the 1994 Rwanda genocide by accepting institutional and personal blame for the slaughter of 800,000 civilians. The one-day conference heard from witnesses of the slaughter and officials' views of what lessons were to be drawn.

IN RWANDA WE SAY... THE FAMILY THAT DOES NOT SPEAK DIES is the new film from Anne Aghion, whose previous film captured the testimonies of survivors and killers in a remote community, as the Rwandan government prepared a new system of citizen-based justice intended to handle over 100,000 genocide suspects. IN RWANDA WE SAY... returns two years later, as 16,000 of these suspects are sent home to plow fields and fetch water alongside the people they victimized.

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