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The Republic of Rwanda is a densely populate country in east central Africa and the site of a genocide that took place in 1994.
The Rwandan genocide took place in 1994 and lasted for 100 days and approximately 10,000 people died each day. 1 million overall.No, the CIA had nothing to do with it.The genocide took place in the context of the Rwandan Civil War, an ongoing conflict beginning in 1990 between the Hutu-led governmen…
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In April 1994.April 6 1994 appox
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To this day that is still in dispute. The Hutu dominated government and media immediately claimed that the Tutsi rebel group the Rwanda Patriotic Front was responsible for the 1994 killing but there are many suspicious aspects of the assassination. For example, the black box from the plane mysteriou…
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"The genocide was sparked by the death of the Rwandan president Juvenal Habyarimana, a Hutu, when his plane was shot down above Kigali airport on 6 April 1994. A recent French official report blamed current Rwandan President, Paul Kagame. The report - extracts of which appeared in the daily, Le Mo…
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What caused the Rwanda genocide?Ethnic conflict between the Hutus and the Tutsis.This answer was taken from a news article in the "Oxfam Press Release" dated March 30, 2004.The genocide was the product of a political movement in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:…
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In the genocide in Rwanda, about 800 000 people died.
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A figure of 800,000-1,000,000 murdered is often quoted.
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The Presidential Guard was the elite army of the Rwandan Patriotic Front. These well trained soldiers were responsible for the most of the genocide in the Kigali Province.
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800,000 were massacred during ethnic conflicts.
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The Rwanda Genocide was one of the most disturbing events in the history of Africa. As a result hundreds of people were prosecuted for taking part in it. There is currently no one still being prosecuted as a result of this event.
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From April 6 1994 to mid July 1994, lasting approximately 100 days.
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800,000 to 1,000,000
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the genocide was 100 days long and if you watch hotel rwanda it wil explain a lot more btw its very sad and horrible!!bye x
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July 1994
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The director of Hotel Rwanda was Terry George.
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The capital city of the Republic of Rwanda is Kigali.Kigali
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Answer It wasn't solved, it was reversed. When the genocide ended in Rwanda, the Hutu perpators fled into the eastern Congolese provinces of Ituri, South Kivu, and North Kivu. Then Tootsie militants followed them and now they are simply adding to the blood shed in the Democratic Republic of the C…
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because they where gay
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The official language of Rwanda is "Kinyarwanda". It is very similar to "Kirundi" (the language of Burundi). Kinyarwanda belongs to the family of Bantu languages. The administrative language of Rwanda is the English.
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The Rwandan genocide is very complicated but the short version is: The Belgians chose the Tutsis to rule because of there European like features. Later they changed their mind because the Hutus demanded that the majority rule (the Hutus) dominate. The Belgians agreed and actually tried to help them…
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The genocide happened because one group misunderstood the other. What happened after was too sad. If people had taken time to listen, then maybe this would not have happened. In 1994, the ethnic rivalry and animosity of many years between the Tutsi and Hutus, the two main tribes of Rwanda exploded …
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The blue stripe represents happiness and peace. The yellow symbolizes the country's mineral wealth and economic development and green symbolizes the country's natural resources and prosperity. The sun stands for unity, transparency and enlightenment from ignorance.
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The Rwandan genocide startedd on April 6 1994 when the president's plane was shot down.
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the president of Rwanda's plane was shot down.
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The causes of the Rwandan genocide and the Jewish holocaust have similarities such as they both are caused by a single race believing to be superior to the other. Nazi's used the Jews as scapegoats and saw their success during Germany's utter poverty. Tutsis were given power over Rwanda and the Hutu…
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The president of the Hutus was inside a plane and then the plane got shot down, which caused the death of the president. The Hutus blamed the Tutsis and thats what started the genocide. Other Information: Hutus used the radio to tell the people to kill all tutsis, their codename for the tutsis wer…
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The main trigger behind the Rwandan genocide was the unfair treatment of the Tutsis who were, due to their lighter complexion given more benefits of western wealth. The Hutus, another majority class were treated as second rate citizens due to their wider noses and darker complexion.
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It started because of a fight over land. It also started because the president died. When this happened the Hutus took over and started killing the Tutsis. Please read the book "An Ordinary Man" by Paul Rusesabaggina It was the best book I have read that makes it understandable how a "normal" soci…
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Canada was largely the peacekeeping forces in Rwanda, no other countries became involved. Countries such a China and France were fairly complacent about becoming involved, seeing it as an act of aggression to become involved.
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the hutus wanted more political power and at the time the tutsi were president at the time and the hutus were resentful
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The leader of Rwanda is generally considered to be the president of Rwanda, who is currently Paul Kagame.
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In defense to the ruthless killing of the Rwandan genocide, the 14,000-man Tutsi-dominated Rwandan Patriotic Front launched an offensive against the armed forces and Interahamwe orchestrating the massacres. They attempted to drive back the Interahamwe and foil their plans, but were not able to succ…
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The Tutsis lost 800,000 to 1 million people, massacred by the Hutus. More Tutsis lived in a country near Rwanda and their rebel group(the Rwandan Patriotic Front) attacked and gained control of Rwanda. The Hutus fled to Congo and the surrounding areas to live in refuge camps. At first they boasted a…
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Mainly the deaths were on the Tutsi, a native of Rwanda. They were killed by the Hutu extremists. About 800 people died in the genocide.
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The Hutu began slaughtering the Tutsis on April 6, 1994. The killed over 800,000 people over a 100 day period.
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Answer It started because of a fight over land. It also started because the president died. When this happened the hutus took over and started killing the tutsis
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Mainly the Tutsis were targeted in the Rwandan genocide and they do make up the bulk of the victims, but that does not mean that Hutus weren't also killed.
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Rwandan genocide occurred in 100 days in 1994. This was a fight for power involving the Tutsis and the Hutus ethnic groups. Hutus began to slaughter all Tutsis in the aim to demolish this entire ethnic group, an as a result, killing 800000 people. 1992 Ceasefire/ peace talks open 1993 UN began the…
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It began and ended in 1994.
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In April 1994, around the 9th to the 10th of April.
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people died
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In Central Africa, it borders Uganda, Congo, Burundi, and Tanzania
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It started in April 1994 and lasted until July 1994.
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The genocide in Rwanda began immediately upon the death of Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana. The plane he was traveling in from a Tanzanian peace conference was downed on April 6, 1998.
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I think it's because the Tutsis and Hutus were evacuated by the Americans. But the genocide hasn't actually stoped. People are still being killed.That might be the answer. leul woldegabriel
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Paul Kagame is the President of Rwanda. He became leader of the Rwandan Patriotic Front during the Rwandan genocide, and took power over the country on 1994 July 19. As he was a Tutsi, he was appointed as Vice-President of the country while Pasteur Bizimungu, a Hutu, was appointed as a figurehead p…
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They are similar in some ways for example they were both separated and lots of people were killed. Another similar thing is that the Germans were made superior and when the Belgians came they separated the Hutu's from the Tutsi and made the Tutsi superior and also they used propaganda. There are als…
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Because the US was worried about intervention in Africa after the events of the Battle of Mogadishu. They didn't want to intervene in Rwanda because they believed the country offered nothing to the international community. Bosnia, however, is in Europe and the US is very interested in expanding the…
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It is estimated that 800 000 people died, or even up to a million.
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The Rwandan genocide was not really a war, since the aim of this genocide and any genocide is to exterminate a certain group of people. In the Rwandan genocide the aim was to kill all the Tutsis. Fortunately not all the Tutsis were killed in this genocide, but hundreds of thousands were and Rwanda s…
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April to July 1994
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Education and lack of proper food supplies.
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It is difficult to say what exactly led to the genocide in Rwanda, as there isn't agreement as to what was the impetus for this genocide. One explanation given, which was popularised by Jared Diamond's book "Collapse" is that Rwanda's people were victims of a Malthusian crisis, meaning that the geno…
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One of the major impacts on society because of the Rwandan genocide was the displacement of large populations. Many of the people that left Rwanda never returned.
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he Rwandan Genocide was the 1994 mass murder of an estimated 800,000 people in the small East African nation of Rwanda. Over the course of approximately 100 days (from the assassination of Juvénal Habyarimana and Cyprien Ntaryamira on April 6) through mid-July, over 500,000 people were killed, acco…
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Somewhere between 600,000 and 1 million people or around 20% of the country's population
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I am currently doing a research paper on the Genocide in Rwanda and my teacher specifically told me that it was the Hutu and Tutsi
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A genocide is when a person or a group of people try to exterminate a whole race or culture. The Hutu's were trying to extermanate the Tutsi's because of their race. That's what made it a genocide.
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Answer 1 There were 2 groups of people in Rwanda the Tutsis and the Hutus. When the Belgians arrived, they thought that the country needed a leading group, so they put the Tutsis in charge. As there are more Hutu people than Tutsi people, at the election the Hutu government was voted in. On April 6…
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During the Rwandan genocide, many people were killed in brutal ways. Children were also forced into being soldiers, and had very rough lives.
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Ultimately, yes. The oppression of the Rwandan people by European imperialists began a cycle of violence perpetuated by those in power. Europeans put Tutsis in charge, even though they were a minority, and Europeans and Tutsis together abused the Hutu majority (and the Twas, another minority). The a…
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Rwanda is considered to be a LDC, a Least Developed Country, as it is a very poor country
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The Berlin Conference called for the partition of Africa. Germany took possession of Rwanda and Burundi. After World War I, the area was taken over by Belgium. The Belgians proceeded to introduce the 'divide and rule' strategy in the colonies by giving education and advance for the Tutsi only, thus …
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The Rwandan genocide began when the Rwandan presidant Juvendi Habyarimana was shot down. This caused the Hutus to become angered so they blamed the Tutsis and that is how the Rwandan genocide began A polarized society
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we need to look after the rwandan people because they are not as lucky as us as they don't have clean water and they don't have enough food for themseves
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Juvénal Habyarimana was a dictatorial leader of the Republic of Rwanda who death in 1994 sparked the genocide. Cyprien Ntaryamira, President of Burundi also died in the plane crash.
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The Rwandan genocide teaches us that meaningless conflicts can cause unimaginable tragedy. It is therefore better to focus our attention on loving others, not forcing them conform to our customs or beliefs.
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The Tutsi were a tribe favored created by Belgian colonists; they were the people the Belgians saw as the most hardworking, so they were given better jobs and opportunities than the Hutus, which were the people the Belgians didn't like as much and the people that were given working jobs. The Hutus e…
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10,169 square miles. my answer is better it is area of 26338 square kilometers (10169 square miles).
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Long-standing ethnic tensions
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Many of the perpetrators of the Rwandan Genocide were tried and received life sentences. Unfortunately, many of those who participated in the genocide ran away to other countries, or went out in the bush, where pursuit is almost impossible. Part of the sadness is that the conflict is tribal, and res…
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The genocide took place in the context of the Rwandan Civil War, an ongoing conflict beginning in 1990 between the Hutu-led government and the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), which was largely composed of Tutsi refugees whose families had fled to Uganda following earlier waves of Hutu violence agains…
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The genocide took place in the context of the Rwandan Civil War, an ongoing conflict beginning in 1990 between the Hutu-led government and the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), which was largely composed of Tutsi refugees whose families had fled to Uganda following earlier waves of Hutu violence agains…
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In February of 1994, the president of rwanda, who was a hutu, named habyrimana (spelling?) was in a plane when it was shot down, and the hutu extremists, who did not like the tutsi, used this as an excuse to start mass killing on the tutsis, because they blamed them for the killing. this, however, w…
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The current estimate is that there are just over 11 million people in Rwanda.
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There were two different ethnic groups, the Hutu and the Tutsi. The Tutsis were in command for a very long period of time. When the president of Rwanda died the Hutus decided to rebel against the Tutsi and kill all of them, resulting in a genocide.
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The genocide took place in the context of the Rwandan Civil War, an ongoing conflict beginning in 1990 between the Hutu-led government and the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), which was largely composed of Tutsi refugees whose families had fled to Uganda following earlier waves of Hutu violence agains…
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The genocide was planned by members of the core political elite known as the akazu, many of whom occupied positions at top levels of the national government. Perpetrators came from the ranks of the Rwandan army, the National Police (gendarmerie), government-backed militias including the Interahamwe …
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Between April to July 1994.
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Rwanda gained independence from Belgium 1 July 1962.
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The genocide took place in the context of the Rwandan Civil War, an ongoing conflict beginning in 1990 between the Hutu-led government and the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), which was largely composed of Tutsi refugees whose families had fled to Uganda following earlier waves of Hutu violence agains…
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The genocide took place in the context of the Rwandan Civil War, an ongoing conflict beginning in 1990 between the Hutu-led government and the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), which was largely composed of Tutsi refugees whose families had fled to Uganda following earlier waves of Hutu violence agains…
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The genocide took place in the context of the Rwandan Civil War, an ongoing conflict beginning in 1990 between the Hutu-led government and the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), which was largely composed of Tutsi refugees whose families had fled to Uganda following earlier waves of Hutu violence agains…
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Kigali
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The genocide took place in the context of the Rwandan Civil War, an ongoing conflict beginning in 1990 between the Hutu-led government and the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), which was largely composed of Tutsi refugees whose families had fled to Uganda following earlier waves of Hutu violence agains…
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The general response by the world to the genocide in Rwandan was avoidance. The situation did not draw the same sort of attention as the ones in Somalia and Yugoslavia.
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the rwandan genocide was between two rwandan tribes..hutu and tutsi....the west didnt do anything...well all they did was secure the safe exit of their citizens...nothing more
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military conflict between the army and guerrilla groups....Jp13
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Mostly Tutsis, but a lot of Hutus were also killed.
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The genocide took place in the context of the Rwandan Civil War, an ongoing conflict beginning in 1990 between the Hutu-led government and the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), which was largely composed of Tutsi refugees whose families had fled to Uganda following earlier waves of Hutu violence agains…
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The two major ethnic groups in Rwanda (Hutu and Tutsi) had a history of competition and conflicting territorial claims. A civil war with the Hutu-dominated government was fought from 1990 to 1993 by a Tutsi rebel force (RPF) based in Uganda, and continued despite a cease-fire agreement. After a si…
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They used machetes.
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During the Rwandan Genocide, over 900,00 tutsis were killed by the hutus with machetes.
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April to July 1994
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The genocide took place in the context of the Rwandan Civil War, an ongoing conflict beginning in 1990 between the Hutu-led government and the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), which was largely composed of Tutsi refugees whose families had fled to Uganda following earlier waves of Hutu violence agains…
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