Rwanda: Recent History (2010)
AFRICA SOUTH OF THE SAHARA 2010, pp.968-976, Iain Frame, ed., Routledge, 2009
8 Pages Posted: 13 Sep 2011
Date Written: 2009
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 2010 edition of the series, “Africa South of the Sahara,” 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 - Human Rights and Refugee Issues - Regional Concerns - International Relations
Keywords: Transitional Justice, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Belgium, France, Sudan, Darfur, Hutu, Tutsi, United Nations, UN Security Council, ICTR, Gacaca, Human Rights, Genocide, Kigali, Arusha, Refugees, Paul Kagame, African Union, Elections
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