A powerful documentary that examines the plight of children in Rwanda, and what their future may hold in a country torn apart by a brutal civil war. During her stay Lucienne Appel, a UN Human Right worker, traveled extensively throughout Rwanda, investigating and reporting on human rights abuses and suspected genocide. Her findings were submitted to the UN tribunal that was trying suspected leaders. She presents an eye-witness account in a sensitive, objective manner that will leave viewers asking: ''Why did this happen?''