The Rwandan genocide began 25 years ago.
However, the deadly repercussions are still being felt.
- Dirke Köpp
- Deutsche Welle
One only has to look to the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo, writes Dirke Köpp.
Stroll through the Rwandan capital, Kigali, today and you’ll encounter well-kept streets, new skyscrapers and business centers — a modern city.
And yet, 25 years ago, these same streets — and roads throughout the country — were lined with hundreds of thousands of corpses.
The putrid smell of decay hung the air.
It has been a quarter century since nearly 1 million people, most of them from the Tutsi minority group but also members of the Hutu majority, were…