This is the story of Odette, a survivor of the Rwandan genocide. She was seventeen years old when all this started
The Hutus target the Tutsis
Theories say the Tutsis knocked the plane
President Juvenal Habyarimana of Rwanda and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira, both Hutu were assasinated by surface-to-air missiles. After this, the Tutsi extermination began.
In the house of God there will be no killings. Or so we thought.
Are you okay Odette?
Yes family, thank you
The Interhamwe was the youth wing of the ruling party of Rwanda (MRND). They were the perpetrators of the Rwandan genocide. About 500,000 to 1,000,000 Tutsi, Twa and moderate Hutus were killed by the Interhamwe (mostly Hutus). Nowadays they are considered a terrorist group.