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In Focus: How is the act of genocide defined and can it be prevented?

Rwanda is celebrating its Independence Day - marking the end of the genocide in 1994. During that brutal period, around 800,000 people, or a tenth of its population, were killed by Hutu extremists. Meanwhile on another continent, the people of Srebenica are remembering the massacre of 8,000 Muslim men and boys by Bosnian Serb forces. But how is the act of genocide defined? And more importantly, can it be prevented?

How the international community failed Rwanda

How the international community failed Rwanda

NewsFeed – 25 years after the genocide, what lessons have been learned?

NewsFeed – 25 years after the genocide, what lessons have been learned?

How did the Genocide Against the Tutsi Begin in Rwanda? | Rwanda Genocide Special

How did the Genocide Against the Tutsi Begin in Rwanda? | Rwanda Genocide Special

Rwanda's Ambassador says the Forces that Orchestrated the Genocide in 1994 Still Exist

Rwanda's Ambassador says the Forces that Orchestrated the Genocide in 1994 Still Exist

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Truce between Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad likely to begin Sunday evening

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