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Rwanda: Recent History (2011)

AFRICA SOUTH OF THE SAHARA 2011, pp. 977-985, Iain Frame, ed., Routledge, 2010

9 Pages Posted: 13 Sep 2011  

Phil Clark

University of Oxford - Centre for Socio-Legal Studies

Zachary D. Kaufman

Yale University - Law School; Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Date Written: 2010

Abstract

This book chapter - co-authored by Phil Clark and Zachary D. Kaufman and based on an earlier article by Thomas Ofcansky - concerns the recent history of Rwanda. This chapter is published in the 2011 edition of the series, “Africa South of the Sahara,” which is edited by Iain Frame and published by Routledge.

The chapter covers the following topics:
- Hutu Ascendancy
- Rebel Invasion and Political Upheaval
- United Nations Intervention
- Collapse of Civil Order and Genocide
- The Front Patriotique Rwandais Takes Power
- Elections and the End of the Transitional Period
- Post-Genocide Criminal Justice
- 2008 Legislative Elections
- 2010 Presidential Election
- Human Rights and Refugee Issues
- Regional Concerns
- International Relations

Keywords: Transitional Justice, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanazania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Belgium, France, Sudan, Darfur, Hutu, Tutsi, United Nations, UN Security Council, ICTR, Gacaca, Human Rights, Genocide, Refugees, Kigali, Arusha, Paul Kagame, African Union, Elections

Suggested Citation

Clark, Phil and Kaufman, Zachary D., Rwanda: Recent History (2011) (2010). AFRICA SOUTH OF THE SAHARA 2011, pp. 977-985, Iain Frame, ed., Routledge, 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1925812

Phil Clark

University of Oxford - Centre for Socio-Legal Studies ( email )

Wellington Square
Oxford, OX1 2JD
United Kingdom

Zachary D. Kaufman (Contact Author)

Yale University - Law School ( email )

P.O. Box 208215
New Haven, CT 06520-8215
United States

Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) ( email )

79 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

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