Wednesday, December 03, 2003

One of the most horrific aspects of the Rwandan genocide in 1994 was the way the so called "hate media" was used to encourage the extermination of Tutsis and moderate Hutus.

Survivors of the genocide nicknamed the most prominent station -- Radio Television Libre des Mille Collines -- Radio Tele La Mort (Radio Death).

Executives from RTLM have now been convicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda of inciting violence.

It sends a strong signal that it's not just the people with guns and bombs in their hands that are capable of killing.

Read more about hate media here.


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