Rwanda: Recent History (2013)
Africa South of the Sahara, pp. 984-92 (2012)
9 Pages Posted: 27 Oct 2012 Last revised: 29 Oct 2012
Date Written: 2012
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
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