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The Death of Françoise's Sister

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Title

The Death of Françoise's Sister

Subject

Genocide -- Rwanda.
Genocide survivors -- Interviews.

Description

Oral history video clip featuring Françoise Rudahunga, survivor of the Rwandan genocide. This video clip was originally produced by Media Entertainment, Inc., for the 2000 documentary The Genocide Factor.

Creator

Media Entertainment, Inc.

Source

Genocide Factor Collection, Oral History Program, Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.

Publisher

Tampa, Fla. : University of South Florida Tampa Library.

Date

1999-07-12

Contributor

Rudahunga, Françoise
Lynch, James

Relation

G36-00040
Tape number: 4026C

Format

video / mp4

Language

English

Type

Oral History

Coverage

Butare, Rwanda.

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Lynch, James

Interviewee

Rudahunga, Françoise

Transcription

She was going to school, in university, and it was her second year. The university wasn't on vacation yet, 'cause we were on kind of a spring break, Easter break. The genocide started on April 6 and she was still at school, and the genocide started in the Butare area two weeks -- a week -- two weeks after the President died. And in that particular university, they had like a special -- like Interahamwe, special students sensibilized to kill, 'cause they knew coming the genocide. They have planned the genocide. Certain students knew about the genocide. So they have like a list of students that were supposed to die, and she was a part of them, she was one of them.

Yeah, they killed her, and we never heard of her. Last year when I went home, one of her friends that survived told me that she saw her die. I mean, she saw her dead. So, we know she is dead.

Original Format

Beta tape

Duration

1:43

Citation

Media Entertainment, Inc., “The Death of Françoise's Sister,” USF Library Special & Digital Collections Exhibits, accessed October 17, 2019, http://exhibits.lib.usf.edu/items/show/416.

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