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Rwanda French Patrol

Card Number 22865

Number
22865
Author
Amanpour, Christiane
Date
Sunday June 26, 1994
Title
Rwanda French Patrol
Subtitle
Summary: This country known as the land of 1,000 hills. No desert shield, no operation restore hope, no armored vehicles or heavy weapons. Instead, here a couple of platoons set off in jeeps to patrol this part of Rwanda, looking for civilians in need of help
Cote
Tape No: B10726#025 ; CNN ID: 90318093
Size
19377766 bytes
Source
CNN
Type
Émission télévisée (vidéo)
Language
EN
Abstract title
On June 26, 1994, a CNN team followed a French military convoy from Goma, Zaire, to Kibuye, Rwanda. They meet journalists including Sam Kiley of the Times who are returning from Bisesero and alert Captain Eric Bucquet on the situation of the last Tutsi survivors who are still hunted down. Kiley shows him Bisesero on the map. Journalists Patrick de Saint Exupery of Le Figaro and François Hugeux of L'Express will recount this meeting. But the French military will continue to allow the massacres until June 30 return to Bisesero, Sam Kiley helped Michel Peyrard Paris-Match convince French soldiers to rescue the survivors.