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How the BBC reported the death of Capt Mbaye Diagne

26 March 2014 Last updated at 18:46 GMT

Capt Mbaye Diagne risked his life to save hundreds of people during the genocide in Rwanda in 1994.

This remarkable United Nations officer from Senegal was the bravest man I have ever met, says Mark Doyle, the BBC's international development correspondent.

Here is how Mark reported the death of the young captain 20 years ago.

Read the full story: A good man in Rwanda

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