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    Genocide Research Memo

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    The topic that I chose to write about for my research memo project is going to be about genocide. Genocide is something that unfortunately exists in this world we live in, and I want to get a better understanding of what it is. It is something that is extremely problematic in the world. With that said, I am doing this topic because I want to understand why genocide happens and how someone could participate in such an event. I also want to learn and discover how states use intervention to end genocide. One of the cases of Genocide that I am going to be writing about throughout my paper is the Rwandan genocide. I know the basics of what genocide is, but I do not extensively understand what genocide is. In the next paragraph, I am going to explain how my paper will go as far as organization wise. In the first part of my paper following my introduction paragraph, I will be writing about the origins of genocide first. This will include when the first documented case of genocide occurred as well as when genocide was officially declared a term. Once the origins of genocide have been explained thoroughly, I will then move onto theories as to why genocide happens. In this part, I will look at different explanations as to why genocide happens. This could include any social reasons, political reasons, and any events that may indicate a genocide is about to occur. Once a thorough understanding of the causes of genocide and why it happens, I will then write about why people participate…

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    Genocide-the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation. The Rwandan Genocide is one of the worst times in history. It started in April of 1994 and ended that July. On April 6, 1994, a plane carrying Habyarimana and Burundi’s president Cyprien Ntaryamira was shot down over Kigali, leaving no survivors. (It has never been conclusively determined who the culprits were. Some have blamed Hutu extremists, while others blamed leaders of the…

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    Butchering In Rwanda

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    are 7.7 million inhabitants in Rwanda, with 90 percent of the population Hutus, 9 percent Tutsis and 1 percent smaller person. This happened over a time of one hundred days, from mid April to mid July of 1994. The greater part of the butchering was carried out by two Hutu great extremist groups called the Interahamwe and the Impuzamugambi, filled with youthful Hutu men rationally molded by the "Hutu Powers" to convict their agenda. People were forced to sponsor the genocide or die was their…

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    Graphic Novel Essay One of the darkest time in Rwandan history was the massacre of Tutsi and moderate Hutu; It lasted a hundred days and an estimated one million Rwandans were killed. The genocide was planned by a group of Hutu extremist known as the Akazu, and the killings were carried out by the government supported militias like the Interahamwe and the Impuzamugambi. Even though innocent civilians were being slaughtered because of their ethnicity, the United Nations choose not to intervene…

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    On April 6, 1994, the president of Rwanda, Habyarimana, plane was shot down and he was killed along with many others aboard, leaving no survivors on the plane. This was one of the leading factors that lead to the genocide of the Tutsi in Rwanda. “Within an hour of the plane crash, the Presidential Guard together with members of the Rwandan Armed Forces (FAR) and Hutu militia groups known as the Interahamwe (“Those Who Attack Together”) and Impuzamugambi (“Those Who Have the Same Goal”) set up…

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    The Rwandan Raze The Rwandan genocide was like a firecracker, fast, explosive, and over in a flash. “Most of the killing was carried out by two Hutu radical militant groups: the Interahamwe and the Impuzamugambi,(“Rwandan genocide”)” supported by the Rwandan government. Though it lasted only 100 days, 800,000 people were killed, causing this event to be classified as a full scale genocide, a genocide being when one group of people, targets and kills mass amounts of people from another, ethnic,…

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    and at the negotiating table, these few power holders changed the strategy of ethnic division into genocide. They believed that the extermination campaign would reinstate the credibility of the Hutu under their leadership and help them win the war, or at least improve their chances of negotiating a favorable peace. They took control of the state and used its authority to carry out the massacre. in about three weeks after april 6 1994, 800,000 men and women were killed, which could be as many as…

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    traumatized the children of Rwanda, the future generations. Angelique Umugwaneza, a thirteen year old Hutu who lived through the genocide, recalls that both Hutus and Tutsis were dying (not just Tutsis) and that there were “rivers of blood” (McKenzie 1). Therefore, the people of Rwanda suffered great losses and were realty affected by the genocide. There were not many actions taken or much help provided in response to the horrific genocide. Rwanda received some aid from the loans given by The…

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