It Could Happen Again

Today marks the twentieth anniversary of the beginning of the genocide in Rwanda. But since then, everything has changed. We now have social media, victims could live-tweet the crimes against humanity, the world would be watching. While that’s true, the world was watching two decades ago. Has that much changed? Have governments learned the lessons of Rwanda? From New Republic: Don’t Assume That the Rwandan Genocide Couldn’t Happen Today. “Can we act preventively instead of waiting for a crisis to boil over? The answer, unfortunately, remains uneven.”

+ The Daily Beast: Still a Problem From Hell, Two Decades After Rwanda.

+ Rwanda marks the anniversary with a reenactment of key moments.

+ A look back at the Polaroids: The Children of The Rwandan Genocide: 20 Years On.

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