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Rwanda / Election #736569

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Aug 24, 2003
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(Studio: Andrea Koppel) Report introduced.

(Kigali, Rwanda: Cynde Strand) The first democratic presidential election in Rwanda featured; scenes shown of President Paul Kagame† campaigning; details given of the conflict between the Hutus and the Tutsis. [Kagame SUPPORTER – says Kagame is a man of substance.] [Independent candidate Faustin TWAGIRAMUNGU†- describes the arrest of some of his supporters.] [Rwandan police spokesman Supt. Tony KULAMBA†- says the arrested men were planning acts of violence.] [Genocide survivor Serge MUNYANGENO† {thru translator} – says it is crucial for the Rwandans to experience the democratic process.] The 1994 genocide recalled.

Koppel, Andrea;
Strand, Cynde

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