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Rwanda minister warns against repeat elsewhere

April 4th, 2014
12:12 PM ET

Has the world learned its lesson from the genocide - now 20 years old - in Rwanda?

"I can see what is happening in Syria, I can see what is happening in the Central African Republic," Rwandan Justice Minister Busingye Johnston told CNN's Christiane Amanpour. "I'm not so sure that the world is putting out good mechanisms to ensure something like this never happens again.

"This kind of eruption can happen."

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You can watch more of Amanpour's interview with Busingye here.


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Leading Afghan candidate Ashraf Ghani reaches out to U.S.

April 4th, 2014
07:24 AM ET

In an interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour, Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani pledges to “overcome” past problems with the United States, and says the consensus in Afghanistan for a productive relationship is there.

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You can see the rest of Amanpour's interview with Ghani here.


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Couple's mission: Justice after genocide for Rwanda

April 3rd, 2014
03:39 PM ET

CNN's Christiane Amanpour reports on the couple whose marriage is a mission for Rwanda; Click above to see their search for justice, twenty years after the genocide.


Filed under:  Christiane Amanpour • Latest Episode • Rwanda

Twenty years on, children of Rwanda's rape

April 3rd, 2014
03:37 PM ET

Hundreds of thousands of women were raped during those 100 days of terror in Rwanda – but many of those victims of sexual violence still haven't found justice, and some find it hard to forgive.

CNN’s Nima Elbagir reports. Click above to watch.


Filed under:  Christiane Amanpour • Latest Episode • Rwanda

Rwanda Minister: ‘Eye for eye’ would have left 'very many' blind

April 3rd, 2014
03:34 PM ET

By Mick Krever, CNN

Twenty years after nearly one million Rwandans were slaughtered in just 100 days, Rwandan Justice Minister Busingye Johnston said that the choice of reconciliation over traditional justice was one of necessity.

“We had a complex situation in this country. The genocide that happened in this country – neighbors killed neighbors, friends killed friends, husbands killed wives, parents killed children.”

“If you wanted to have justice where…an eye would go for an eye you would certainly have to remove very many peoples’ eyes.”

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Why 'eye for eye' couldn't work in Rwanda

The Rwandan justice minister tells Christiane Amanpour an "eye for an eye" would have left "very many" blind.

“So what we thought that was good for our society was also to heal a broken society, and try to pick up from where we were – try to build a society.”

In the 20 years since its horrific genocide, Rwanda has undergone a startling transformation unseen anywhere in the world.

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Filed under:  Christiane Amanpour • Latest Episode • Rwanda

U.S. Senator and war veteran John Walsh speaks out on shooting

April 3rd, 2014
03:17 PM ET

CNN’s Christiane Amanpour speaks with U.S. Senator (and Iraq War veteran) John Walsh about the shooting at Fort Hood.

He's so concerned about the mental health of some soldiers that he's just introduced legislation he hopes will cut down on this terrifying suicide rate.

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Ancient tragedy gives hope to Syrians

April 3rd, 2014
08:44 AM ET

At the Za'atari Refugee Camp in Jordan, an ancient tragedy is giving hope to Syria's tragic generation today.

Christiane Amanpour reports – and draws on her own experience, watching a production of “Hair” in war-torn Bosnia, in 1993.


Filed under:  Christiane Amanpour • Imagine a World • Latest Episode • Syria

Exclusive: Training with Afghanistan's elite commandos

April 3rd, 2014
08:23 AM ET

As international forces draw down in Afghanistan, CNN's Anna Coren had exclusive access to Afghanistan's Red Berets - an elite commando unite - the forces who have been trained by the U.S. Military to take on the Taliban.

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Full interview: Ashraf Ghani

April 3rd, 2014
07:14 AM ET

Click above to watch Christiane Amanpour's full interview with Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani.


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Russia could invade Ukraine 12 hours after order, says NATO commander

April 2nd, 2014
02:40 PM ET

By Mick Krever, CNN

Russian troops could invade Ukraine within 12 hours of getting an order, General Philip Breedlove, NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe, told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Wednesday.

“It’s my opinion that they could move within 12 hours of a go,” General Breedlove said from NATO headquarters in Brussels. “So essentially they could move right away if given the go.”

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NATO military chief's warning

CNN's Christiane Amanpour speaks with General Philip Breedlove, Supreme Allied Commander Europe, NATO.

General Breedlove said that there are now 40,000 Russian troops massed on Ukraine’s eastern border.

But even that number, he said, doesn’t tell the full story.

“This is a combined-arms army, with all of the pieces necessary should there be a choice to make an incursion into Ukraine,” he said.

Forces are “supported by fixed-wing aircraft [airplanes], rotary aircraft [helicopters] – all of the logistics required in order to successfully make an incursion if they needed.”

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Filed under:  Christiane Amanpour • Latest Episode • Russia • Ukraine
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