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Mbaye Diagne

The Muslim who Died While Rescuing Non-Muslims from Genocide, in Defiance of the United Nations

His name was Mbaye Diagne and in 1994, he saved hundreds of lives in Rwanda, including Marie-Christine Umuhoza, the daughter of the murdered Prime Minister Agathe Uwilingiyimana, who was also the first woman to hold that position in Rwanda. While Diagne was certainly going against an overwhelming current of genocide that claimed the lives of […]

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