COMING HOME

OBEDIENCE BROUGHT GENOCIDE, THEN A MASS RETURN. CAN IT NEXT BRING JUSTICE?

As the torrent of refugees flowed past the little Rwandan village of Nkuli last week, Jonasi Ruziga stood in silence and stared. The numbers were overwhelming--more than half a million Hutu, alternately trudging through the pouring rain and panting under the tropical sun. Ruziga, a Tutsi trader, had an equally overwhelming reason for monitoring their passage. He was looking for the murderers of his children. "Yesterday evening I saw two of them," he said. "They passed here along this road. Then this morning I saw one more walking by. Just like that."

The epic influx of refugees was made up mostly...

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