OF DEATH AND DEFIANCE

HATE KILLS BURUNDI'S RELIGIOUS FIGHTER FOR PEACE

The archbishop did not fear death, even with murder all around him in bloody Burundi. Stories had been whispered about Joachim Ruhuna. One told of how during an ambush by thugs intent on killing him, he calmly asked for a moment to make his peace with God--a fearless request that virtually disarmed them, allowing him to go free. Though he had enemies on all sides, he regularly traveled without escort in a country where the two tribes are hell-bent on destroying each other, where more than 150,000 people have been killed since 1993, where in July the last elected President had...

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