Rwanda: Recent History (2015)
Africa South of the Sahara 2015, pp. 971-79 (Iain Frame, ed., Routledge, 2014)
9 Pages Posted: 13 Nov 2014 Last revised: 24 Nov 2014
Date Written: 2014
This updated annual book chapter — co-authored by Dr. Phil Clark and Dr. Zachary D. Kaufman and based on an earlier version by Dr. Thomas Ofcansky — concerns the recent history of Rwanda. This chapter is published in the 2015 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 - RPF Offensives and the Refugee Crisis - The RPF Takes Power - Elections and the End of the Transitional Period - Post-Transitional Domestic Politics - 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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