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A detainee cuts the grass with a machete. This photograph is a strong reminder of the genocide for Alphonsine. Machetes were used to kill people during the genocide but are also a common and necessary household tool.

Alphonsine Uwamariya

A detainee cuts the grass with a machete. This photograph is a strong reminder of the genocide for Alphonsine.  Machetes were used to kill people during the genocide but are also a common and necessary household tool.

* The detainees shown in Alphonsine's photos are not necessarily convicted persons or persons accused of genocide-related crimes.  They may be in prison still awaiting trial and therefore not yet found guilty of any crime. more>>

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