Genocide in Rwanda

Genocide refers to violence committed against certain citizens, an ethnical, or religious group with the intent to destroy the existence of the group. Genocide was known after World War II when Nazi regime committed violence against the Jews of Europe. Rwanda genocide erupted as one of an awful cases of mass killing the world has witnessed since world war II (Annan and Thompson 1). Rwanda political war resulted in ethnic conflict between two groups the Tutsi and the Hutu.  The 1994 genocide in Rwanda was due to a political war, economic crises, and population growth between the Hutu and Tutsi citizens (Prunier 4). The civil war started when Germany lost control of Rwanda during the First world war, and Belgian government then occupied the country. In the late 1950’s Rwanda increased tension during decolonization (Mamdani 7)…

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