Rwanda honors genocide victims

20 years later, leaders say colonizers share the blame

Posted: April 8, 2014 at 5:12 a.m.

Performers re-enacting some of the events enter a public ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, at Amahoro stadium in Kigali, Rwanda Monday, April 7, 2014. Sorrowful wails and uncontrollable sobs resounded Monday as thousands of Rwandans packed the country's main sports stadium to mark the 20th anniversary of the beginning of a devastating 100-day genocide. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

KIGALI, Rwanda — Rwandans on Monday marked the 20th anniversary of a 100-day genocide during which packed churches were set on fire and machete-wielding attackers killed whole families from a minority group.

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