Proposals that Would Halted the Genocide in Rwanda Essay

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PROPOSALS THAT WOULD HAVE HALTED THE GENOCIDE
The world watched:
The West will argue that the pre-genocide signs were not clear, and that they had no way of knowing of the impending genocide. This argument is obviously flawed, as the signs pre-genocide were very, very clear. It is impossible that the Western world did not see the recipe for mass ethnic extermination in Rwanda. In August 1993, General Roméo Dallaire, UN Force Commander, took his first African command as head of United Nations Assistance Mission in Rwanda (UNAMIR), Early 1994 an informant from high echelon in the Hutu hierarchy came forward to Dallaire to reveal that the Hutu extremists planned to end the peace agreement and exterminate the Tutsis from Rwanda. The informant
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PROPOSALS THAT WOULD HAVE HALTED THE GENOCIDE
The world watched:
The West will argue that the pre-genocide signs were not clear, and that they had no way of knowing of the impending genocide. This argument is obviously flawed, as the signs pre-genocide were very, very clear. It is impossible that the Western world did not see the recipe for mass ethnic extermination in Rwanda. In August 1993, General Roméo Dallaire, UN Force Commander, took his first African command as head of United Nations Assistance Mission in Rwanda (UNAMIR), Early 1994 an informant from high echelon in the Hutu hierarchy came forward to Dallaire to reveal that the Hutu extremists planned to end the peace agreement and exterminate the Tutsis from Rwanda. The informant gave startling facts, that the Hutu militias could kill 1000 people total every twenty minutes. A report was immediately sent to the UN headquarters in New York City giving all the informant’s detailed information and laying the plans for an arms raid by Dallaire’s UNAMIR troops on Hutu gun stores. Kofi Annan (Then head of UN peacekeeping forces) replied to Dallaire with an order to take no action against the Hutu, to share the name of the informant and the informant’s information with the Hutu government, and to avoid any UN military action.
On April 8, 1994 Madame Agathie Uwiligiyimana, the Rwandan Prime Minister, planned to launch an appeal for calm over the radio. General Dallaire commander of the UNAMIR sent an armed escort of five

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