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Rwanda Genocide

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Jenn Lee

on 22 January 2013

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Human Right Violation Rwanda Genocide Human Rights Violation Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana Rwanda Genocide was a genocidal mass slaughter that took place in 1994, in the East African state of Rwanda.
After the plane of President Juvenal Habyarimana, a Hutu was shot down, Hutu extremists launched their plans to destroy the entire Tutsi civilian population.
The Rwanda Government,blamed the shooting on Tutsi rebels.
Hutus killed an estimated 800,000 Rwandans in the space of 100 days. Radio Mille Collines the official state radio.
it's played a significant role during the Rwandan Genocide event in 1994.
intended to incite violence and even broadcast the names & addresses of targeted Tutsi & moderate Hutus. United Nation it's an international organization.
UN peacekeeper take stronger actions to prevent the Genocide in Rwanda.
Incident of Hutu killed Belgian peacekeeper, the UN eventually withdrew most of the remaining peacekeeper and left. Left Tutsi to their "Fate" Human Rights Violations genocide genocide Genocide Genocide genocide genocide genocide Genocide President Juvenal Habyarimana was the 3rd president of the Republic of Rwanda. ( July 5,1973 - April 6,1994 )
Habyarimana was describes by critics as a dictator.
On April 6,1994,he was killed when his airplane was shot down close to Kigali International Airport. genocide Airplane that being shot down The airplane also carrying the President of Burundi, Cyprien Ntaryamira. Etnic Tension Political Violence Conflict Between Hutus & Tutsi Hotel Rwanda a Movies.... Based on real life events in Rwanda ! Background Hutu Extremists Genocide inevitably involves the denial and abuse of fundamental individual rights :

>> right to life
>> right to be free from discrimination
>> right to freedom of movement
>> right to equality of opportunity - Genocide Rights Violation - Rwanda Effects of The Genocide
An estimate of 800,000 people were killed in 100 days.
Women and children were the victims of genocide.
Many people having mental problem due to the scene of the genocide.
Buildings, roads, schools, churches were destroyed
Poverty expanded. Children as victim Initially,the Tutsi migration into Hutu regions was peaceful.
80% were Hutu and the rest were Tutsi.
Both Tutsi & Hutu speaking the same language, practicing the same religion, living & working side by side and even intermarrying.
Subsequently, Tutsi rule the region and controlled of all land, cattle and labor. In 1914 , Belgium gained control over Rwanda.
a class system introduce to separate all people into either Tutsis or Hutus.
Belgian put Tutsi’s in power.
This enraged Hutus and caused riots.
creating a legacy of tension that exploded into violence before Rwanda gained its independence. Division between the people of Rwanda broke down according to their occupation.
* Tutsi - largely cattle-herders, administrators and soldiers.
* Hutu - farmers. forced as many as 300,000 Tutsis to flee the country, making them an even smaller minority.
By early 1961, victorious Hutus had forced Rwanda's Tutsi monarch into exile and declared the country a republic. In the early 1990s, the extremists demonize all Tutsi living in Rwanda.
utilizing their control of various media outlets , the extremists spun tales of "Tutsi Violence" The truth is that.... Political & military leaders hide the truth of what they are doing beneath seemingly compelling arguments for the necessity of their course. Hutu revolution in 1959 Women as victim "If daddy and mummy were there" 500,000 women and girls were tortured, raped and abused. A Hutu man who did not support the genocide had been imprisoned in the concentration camp, starved and attacked with machetes. He managed to survive after he was freed and was placed in the care of the Red Cross, Rwanda, 1994. Thank You
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