The legacy of the Rwanda genocide

"The experience changed me completely; my innocence died there." Twenty years ago, Rachel Kiddell-Monroe was head of mission in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) during and after the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Here she talks about MSF's response during the genocide and how the aid response and success in Rwanda should serve as a model for DRC's North Kivu Province just over the border. Read MSF's "Genocide of Rwandan Tutsis 1994" case study describing the difficulties and dilemmas MSF faced during the genocide of Rwandan Tutsis in April, May and June 1994: