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In this edition: web users the world over commemorate the Rwandan genocide; Toronto Mayor Rob Ford the butt of online jokes; and an American dad shares his daughter`s Saturday morning antics.

WEB USERS COMMEMORATE THE RWANDAN GENOCIDE
Rwanda commemorated the 1994 genocide on Monday, lighting a flame that will burn for 100 days, the time it took for the slaughter to unfold, during which some 800 000 people were killed. Web users from all over the world have been marking the 20th anniversary of these tragic events.
Social networkers have been posting under the hashtags #Rwanda20yrs or #Kwibuka20 which means "remember", to pay tribute to victims and also share posters created for this solemn anniversary, highlighting the importance of remembrance and saying this type of atrocity can never happen again.
Hundreds of web users from across the globe have taken part in the “Upright Men” project put together by visual artist Bruce Clarke to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the genocide. They have posed with a sign reading “I`m standing upright” to pay tribute to thousands killed and show their solidarity with those who survived.
Some survivors however remember very little or nothing at all about the genocide and now want to move on. Born in May 1994, Kolbe Hategekimana is twenty years old and features in a piece on the website of French newspaper le Monde. He, like many of his generation, feels it’s time to close this dark chapter in the history of his country and look to the future.
 
TORONTO MAYOR ROB FORD MOCKED ONLINE
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