France aided Rwanda genocide: author

Author says France should be answerable for its role in genocide that claimed 800,000 lives in just 100 days.

    The massacre of a million Rwandan Tutsis by ethnic Hutus in 1994 has become a symbol of the international community's helplessness in the face of human rights atrocities.

    It is assumed that the West was well-intentioned, but ultimately ineffectual. But Andrew Wallis’ book reveals, one country - France - was secretly providing military, financial and diplomatic support to the killers all along.

    Al Jazeera speaks to Wallis, a journalist and author of the book - "Silent Accomplice: The Untold Story of the Role of France in the Rwandan Genocide."

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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