Rwandan Genocide – 100 days of slaughter

Anthony Kwan

Rwanda is a country located in central east Africa, it is bordered by Uganda, Burundi and Democratic Republic of the Congo. Rwanda is in the Africa Great Lakes region, the country is surrounded with mountains in the west and grassland to the east, with numerous lakes throughout the country. The population is approximately 11 to 12 million people. Rwandans form three ethic groups, Hutu, Tutsi and Twa.

The country was divided into three ethnic groups, the Hutu who made up eighty five percent of the population, the Tutsi who made up fourteen percent and Twa who only one percent of the total population. The Hutu group dislike the Tutsi people because they(Tutsi) had been blamed of all of Rwanda’s social economic , and political pressures since the early 19oo’s. Although Hutu were the largest ethnic group, tutsi took roles in responsibility by the Germans because of their European look…

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