Rwanda: Recent History (2013)

Africa South of the Sahara, pp. 984-92 (2012)

9 Pages Posted: 27 Oct 2012 Last revised: 29 Oct 2012

See all articles by Zachary D. Kaufman

Zachary D. Kaufman

University of Houston Law Center; Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law; Yale University - Law School; Stanford Law School; Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Phil Clark

University of Oxford - Centre for Socio-Legal Studies

Date Written: 2012

Abstract

This updated annual book chapter — co-authored by Dr. Phil Clark and Dr. Zachary D. Kaufman and based on an earlier article by Dr. Thomas Ofcansky — concerns the recent history of Rwanda. This chapter is published in the 2013 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 - 2011 Government Changes - 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, Refugees, Kigali, Arusha, Paul Kagame, African Union, Elections

Suggested Citation

Kaufman, Zachary D. and Clark, Phil, Rwanda: Recent History (2013) (2012). Africa South of the Sahara, pp. 984-92 (2012), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2166781

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