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Zaire / Fighting and Refugees #402865

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 30, 1996
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(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Western moves to assess the situation in Zaire, where fighting in the east is threatening the refugees, reported; scenes shown from Cyangugu and of the Roman Catholic archbishop, who was killed in Bukavu. [UN spokeswoman Sylvana FOA - describes the living conditions in a refugee camp.]

(State Department: Steve Hurst) The humanitarian catastrophe being brought about by the tribal warfare between Hutus and Tutsis that has spread to Zaire examined. [UN High Commissioner on Human Rights Sadako OGATA - worries about the fate of the refugees.] [State Department spokesman Nicholas BURNS, SAIS William ZARTMAN - comment on the United States role in helping international aid organizations.]

Bowker, Hilary;
Hurst, Steve

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