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Eric Eugene Murangwa

Former Rwandan international footballer and founder of Football for Hope, Peace and Unity.

Eric played for Kigali’s top football team. During the Genocide in Rwanda his fellow players protected him from the killing. Today Eric runs an organisation, 'Football for Hope, Peace and Unity', which uses football to promote tolerance, unity and reconciliation among Rwandan youth. Along with other Rwandan survivors, he also set up ‘Survivors Tribune’, a global educational initiative which draws on survivors’ first-hand experiences to make a stand against discrimination and genocide denial and to promote reconciliation and forgiveness.

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