Burundi Massacre: Learning From Past Genocides

Gunmen disguised as police led a bar massacre near the Burundian capital of Bujumbura last Sunday, with an estimated 36 people killed one by one. The brazen attack has heightened fears of a civil war in the landlocked, East African country of 8.3 million. Burundi is no stranger to massacres. Genocides and civil wars between Hutus and Tutsis claimed the lives of over 300,000 civilians. As many as 6,000 children were used as soldiers, molded to murder. Though the war officially ended in 2005 and the last rebel group joined…

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