Genocide : Genocide And Genocide

1021 Words Jun 9th, 2015 5 Pages
In Rwanda during 1994 Genocide happened between the Hutus and Tutsis. Hutus and Tutsis had disagreements on who will have power which effected the whole population of Rwanda. This leads to the question why there is Genocide in Rwanda? Genocide happened by two clans who caused mass causalities. Others did little to help which caused Genocide to happen in Rwanda.

Sources disagree on the definition of genocide. According to American Heritage 4th edition “Genocide is the systematic and planned extermination of an entire national, racial, political, or ethnic group.” The definition of genocide proves how genocide happened in Rwanda because Hutus and Tutsis were deliberately killed based on their ethnicity. Genocide not only happened in Rwanda, but holocaust also. “After coming to power in 1933, Germany 's Nazi Party implemented a highly organized strategy of persecution, murder and genocide aimed at ethnically "purifying" Germany, a plan Hitler called the “Final Solution”. (“Past Genocides - Armenia, Holocaust, Bosnia, Rwanda, Darfur." United to End Genocide. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 May 2015. ) During the holocaust Hitler planned to execute the Jews because of their ethnicity which proves how genocide happened in holocaust.
Genocide was mainly by two clans named “Hutus and Tutsis”. They came about their name when Rwanda was first settled. According to "A Short History of the Rwanda Genocide", “Soon, the people who owned the most cattle were called "Tutsi" and everyone else were…
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