Analysis Of The Movie ' Hotel Rwanda ' Essay examples

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The fight between the Tutsis and the Hutus displayed in the movie “Hotel Rwanda” was one of the most graphic genocides in history. It started in 1994 and over 800,000 people between the Hutus and the Tutsis have died as a result of this genocide. The Holocaust killed over 20 million Jews and people of other descents who weren’t light colored skin with blonde hair and blue eyes. The UN and other organizations truly failed to help those who were affected by the events of the Rwandan genocide and Holocaust.

The Rwandan Genocide was triggered by a President’s death on April 6th, 1994. The president of Rwanda, Juvenal Habyarimana, died because his plane was shot down. Following that horrific event, Hutsi’s and Tutu’s began to battle on African soil. The Hutus used the device of radio to publicly display Tutsi families to be killed. “Approximately 800,000 Tutsis and Hutu moderates were slaughtered in a carefully organized program of genocide over 100 days, making history as the quickest killing spree the world has ever seen” (United to End Genocide). In most events in history, allied countries help each other out by supplying aid. They supply money and food aid, most of the time. Countries were well aware of what was going on, but they refused to intervene and help.
“They refused to declare that a government guilty of exterminating its citizens would never receive international assistance. They did nothing to silence the radio that televised calls for slaughter. Even after it…

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