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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  

Zachary D. Kaufman

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

Phil Clark

University of Oxford - Centre for Socio-Legal Studies

Date Written: September 12, 2011

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Kaufman, Zachary D. and Clark, Phil, Rwanda: Recent History (2007) (September 12, 2011). Thomas Ofcansky, AFRICA SOUTH OF THE SAHARA 2007, pp. 935-942, Iain Frame, ed., Routledge, 2006. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1925846

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

Phil Clark

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

Wellington Square
Oxford, OX1 2JD
United Kingdom

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