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BBC NEWS | Africa | Rwanda: How the genocide happened

BBC NEWS | Africa | Rwanda: How the genocide happened | History Education | Scoop.it
In just three months, an estimated 800,000 people were massacred in the Rwandan genocide of 1994. BBC News Online examines the causes.
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Reading this article in conjunction with the former, answer the following questions:

1. Was the shooting down of Juvenal Habyarimana's plane the cause of the genocide? Explain.

2. What caused the initial tension between the Hutus and Tutsis?

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Genocide in Rwanda | United Human Rights Council

Genocide in Rwanda | United Human Rights Council | History Education | Scoop.it
In 1994, Rwanda's population of seven million was composed of three ethnic groups: Hutu (approximately 85%), Tutsi (14%) and Twa (1%). In the early 1990s, Hutu
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This article gives a brief overview of the Rwandan genocide of 1994. This killing that occurred in this conflict was incredibly rapid.

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