Photo of the Week: Remembering the Rwandan Genocide

Photograph: Ben Curtis/AP (guardian.co.uk)
Photograph: Ben Curtis/AP (guardian.co.uk)

A woman is carried away during a public ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide after becoming overcome by grief.  An estimated 500,000- 1,000,000 Rwandans were killed in just three months in the mass slaughter of Tutsi and moderate Hutus by members of the Hutu majority.

References

The Observer, ‘The 20 photographs of the week’:  http://www.theguardian.com/theobserver/gallery/2014/apr/12/photographs-oscar-pistorius-brazil-world-cup#/?picture=434347985&index=2

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