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Every World Press Photo Winner From 1955-2011

A Hutu man at a Red Cross hospital, his face mutilated by the Hutu 'Interahamwe' militia, who suspected him of sympathizing with the Tutsi rebels. (James Nachtwey) 1994

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Genocide: by the Numbers http://armchairadvocates.com/2012/04/01/genocide-by-the-numbers-infographic/

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National Geographic Omissions

Rwanda. 1994 - A Hutu man at a Red Cross hospital, his face mutilated by the Hutu 'Interahamwe' militia, who suspected him of sympathizing with the Tutsi rebels. (James Nachtwey) This famous picture has been reproduced many, many times. I think this is one of the best crops and captions I've seen.

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Queen Dowager Rosalie Gicanda of Rwanda. She was kidnapped and murdered in 1994, near the beginning of the Rwandan Genocide.

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Peace Basket. These tightly woven baskets are made of marsh reed, papyrus, and sisal and have traditionally been used for ceremonial events such as weddings. Taking nearly a month to weave, their value is two-fold: they are beautiful and useful, and they provide a means of breaking the cycle of poverty in rural #Rwandan villages. Approx. 13" tall. #fairtrade $75.00

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