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April 7, 2009

Rwanda marks genocide anniversary

Rwandan police have increased security for a national ceremony commemorating the 15th anniversary of a genocide in which more than one million people died.

The ceremony on Tuesday was held in Nyanza, a hill in the capital of Kigali, where thousands of people were slaughtered during the 1994 massacre.

Paul Kigame, the president of Rwanda, led the ceremony which began with the singing of the national anthem. Continue reading here

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