UN peacekeepers are often criticized for failing to act in the face of conflict. But 20 years ago this month, while the Rwandan genocide raged, one Senegalese UN peacekeeper was running daring missions that saved an estimated 600 people. The BBC's Mark Doyle tells the story of Capt. Mbaye Diagne.
When Army veteran Ron Capps first exhibited symptoms of post traumatic stress he was unsure about what to do and where to turn. We take a look at his journey to get help and talk and speak with a military psychiatrist about the path to diagnosis and treatment of PTSD.
Dylan Hedtler-Gaudette grew up in Maine, far from the killing fields of Rwanda and was a child when the genocide occurred. But when he learned about what happened there, he made a choice that has guided his life since.
Pulitzer-Prize winning author Tracy Kidder wrote "Strength in What Remains," the true story of a man who survived the ethnic violence between Burundi and Rwanda and managed to find his way to the United States.
Rwanda faces a huge challenge nearly 13 years after the genocide. Huge numbers of people were killed but huge numbers of people have also been implicated in the killings. The Rwandan government wants justice for the victims but it also wants to promote reconciliation. So it's created a program of community service. It's designed to help confessed killers ease back into society.