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After the Rwandan genocide

Evariste Ahimana, who admits to killing a neighbor, says he wasn’t responsible. (Francine Orr / LAT)
Anastazi Habimana, 51, hopes to win release from Nsinda prison after admitting that he joined a mob and, wielding a club, set fire to a house and chased Tutsis. (Francine Orr / LAT)
Nitirmbuga Ancilla, 67, says she lost her leg in 1963 because she was Tutis. (Francine Orr / LAT)
A woman works in the field planting potatoes, with a baby on her back in the Ruhengeri district of Rwanda. (Francine Orr / LAT)
If authorities order it again, ‘then that’s it, it’s the start of the killings.’
— Pilot Ntezirayo, who was part of a genocidal mob but denies actually harming anyone (Francine Orr / LAT)
A prisoner at the Nsinda Central Prison in Rwanda says he killed one person during the 1994 genocide. (Francine Orr / LAT)
Pilot Ntezirayo, 45, was provisionally released from prison last year. (Francine Orr / LAT)
Issa Munyambabazi is waiting for the killer of his brother to come to him with the word “sorry.” He is angered by the release of thousands of genocide prisoners who rarely express remorse. (Francine Orr / LAT)
Mariana Nuiraminani with her children at the grave of her husband, Francois Seramuka. (Francine Orr / LAT)
Photographs of some of those who may have been killed during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. (Francine Orr / LAT)
A worker cleans up around a mass grave in Rwanda. (Francine Orr / LAT)
A view of a village near Ecole Technique de Murambi in Rwanda . (Francine Orr / LAT)
Men in pink uniforms stand outside Nsinda prison near Kigali. (Francine Orr / LAT)
Yves Kamuronsi exhumed his parents and brother from a nearby rubbish heap and buried them in his back garden. (Francine Orr / LAT)
Skulls of victims of the Rwandan genocide at a museum in Kigali, which is scheduled to reopen this month after renovations. (Francine Orr / LAT)
Simple wooden crosses stand atop a mass grave for some of the victims of the Rwandan genocide a decade ago. The government estimates that 1 million people died in the mass violence. After Hutu President Juvenal Habyarimana was killed in April 1994, authorities exhorted the population to kill all Tutsis. Tutsi sympathizers were also slaughtered. (Francine Orr / LAT)