Rwanda: Recent History (2007)
Thomas Ofcansky, AFRICA SOUTH OF THE SAHARA 2007, pp. 935-942, Iain Frame, ed., Routledge, 2006
8 Pages Posted: 12 Sep 2011
Date Written: September 12, 2011
This book chapter—written by Thomas Ofcansky and revised by Phil Clark and Zachary D. Kaufman—concerns the recent history of Rwanda. This chapter is published in the 2007 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 - 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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