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Video: Rwanda genocide chronology, 1994 to present day

© FRANCE 24

Text by Jennifer LUSH

Latest update : 2014-04-07

Rwanda held commemorations Sunday to mark the 20th anniversary of the country's genocide. Follow the events surrounding the 1994 mass killings to their modern-day legacy.

April 6, 1994: The plane of Rwandan president Juvenal Habyarimana, an ethnic Hutu, is shot down. This sparks a campaign of retribution, leading to the slaughter of 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus in 100 days.

Date created : 2014-04-06

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