Moral Courage



Tour Diary




October 1993.
Burundi, a small country in east Africa next to Rwanda. The first democratically-elected Hutu President of Burundi is assassinated sparking a new phase of the bloody ethnic conflict between the Hutu majority and the Tutsi minority. An estimated 300,000 people are killed by the warring factions. A few individuals, both Hutu and Tutsi, risk their own lives to save members of the other ethnic group.

April 2006.
Ruciteme Drumming Group tour their country to celebrate the heroes of Burundi.

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