The Rwanda Genocide

The Rwanda Genocide

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ISBN-13: 9780737719857
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 03/28/2004
Series: At Issue in History Series
Pages: 141
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1The Causes of the Rwanda Genocide
1.President Habyarimana's Government Was Responsible for the Genocide17
2.Socioeconomic Conditions, Not Ethnic Hatred, Led to the Genocide29
3.Tutsi Favoritism by the Catholic Church Contributed to the Genocide40
4.Rwanda's Lack of Resources and Extreme Poverty Provided the Breeding Grounds for Genocide47
Chapter 2The International Community Failed to Respond
1.The United Nations Dismissed the Warning Signs and Failed to Stop the Genocide58
2.The Disaster in Somalia Influenced the United Nations to Delay Intervention in Rwanda68
3.Bystanders to Genocide: Why the United States Let the Rwandan Tragedy Happen78
Chapter 3Rebuilding Rwanda
1.The International Community Must Work Together to Rebuild Rwanda89
2.Hutus Must Apologize to Surviving Tutsis Before Rebuilding Can Begin96
3.Women Are Playing a Central Role in the Reconstruction of Rwanda100
4.The Rwandan Government Must Deliver Justice to Its Juvenile Prisoners113
5.The United Nations Is Failing to Bring Justice to Rwanda127
Important Figures in the Rwanda Genocide131
For Further Research134

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