- Rwanda Since the 1994 Genocide
Rwanda Since the 1994 Genocide


What I know about Rwanda…

By samantha on January 22, 2013

1. Rwanda was first colonized by the Germans, but was rewarded to Belgium as a colony after WWI.

– Junior year history class.

2. President Habyarimana’s decision to sign the Arusha Accords helped satisfy international pressure, but ultimately led to his death as it created powerful enemies within his own government.

– Explaining Rwanda’s 1994 Genocide by Paul Magnarella; I used Mangarella’s work in creating a proposal for PCON 218 regarding the role of media in the genocide.

3. Radio-Television Libre de Mille Collines (RTLM) helped facilitate the violence by (1) drumming up hatred for the Tutsis in the months preceding the genocide, and (2) giving information regarding where to find and how to kill victims

– Echoes of Violence: Considerations on Radio and Genocide in Rwanda by Darryl Li; I also used this article in working on the proposal.




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