In Uganda, Vacation Dreams Turn to Nightmares

The tourists had come to clamber through the miles of unforgiving forest inclines, hoping at the end of it to see a handful of the world's 600 remaining mountain gorillas at play. But something else lay waiting in the Ugandan mist. Shortly after dawn last Monday, 100 Rwandan Hutus, screaming and brandishing machetes and guns, raided three camps outside the Bwindi national park, where several dozen tourists were just waking. The Hutus eventually seized 14 tourists they believed to be American and British and forced them to march barefoot into the hills. Only six returned to camp alive; the rest--including two...

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