Essay on genocide in rwanda

The Rwandan Genocide killings started the day after the Hutu president was shot down out of an airplane and was killed on April 6, 1994. There was an outbreak between the ethnic groups of Rwanda. Rwandas population consisted of seven million people and was composed of three ethnic groups. The Rwandan genocide was the systematic extermination of over eight hundred thousand Tutsi, an ethnic group in Rwanda, by the Hutu, another ethnic group in Rwanda.

In this essay I will briefly describe the history of the conflict of the Hutu and Tutsi, the 100 days of genocide in 1994, and the affects of the massacre on the economy and the people The beginning of the genocide is usually traced to April 6, 1994 when a plane crashed with Rwanda's president, Juvenal Habyarimanya on board.

However, roots the genocide were established much earlier; the Hutu Power This essay, will discuss the history of the Cambodian genocide, specifically, what happened, the victims and the perpetrators and the worlds response to the genocide. The Cambodian Genocide has the historical context of In the book, A People Betrayed: The Role of the West in Rwandas Genocide by Linda Melvern, she states that in 1992 the Belgian ambassador to Rwanda, Johan Swinner reported to the Belgian government that a group of Hutu powers are planning the extermination of the Tutsi of Rwanda to resolve once and for all, in their own way, the Genocide in Rwanda and Burundi Essay 2206 Words 9 Pages Genocide in Rwanda and Burundi Between April and July of 1994, more than 800, 000 people, mostly Tutsi civilians, were slaughtered in a genocidal campaign organized by the Hutu hardliners.

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