The Massacre of Rwandans During 1993 Essay

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The massacre of Rwandans during 1993 were described by Ndiaye in a statement to the Commission on Human Rights as deemed so severe that it could merit the label of a genocide. Ndiaye report offered such extensive material based on the proceeding occurring in Rwanda that the United Nations should have into account his findings when establishing a peacekeeping force called The United Nations Assistant Mission for Rwanda (UNAMIR). Ndiaye’s (1993) statement goes on to emphasize the key elements that had “facilitated the violation of the rights to life”, which included: the absence of nomocracy, the lack of protection granted towards different ethnic groups, and the use of propaganda. The absence of nomocracy meant that know official legal…show more content…
The Arusha Accords established central concerns that were viewed essential towards preventing, managing and resolving the conflict throughout Rwanda. Such issues included the continual implementation of a former ceasefire agreement, The N’Sele Ceasefire; “this agreement establishes a cessation of hostilities and a zone of separation between the belligerent forces and provides, among other things, for the release of prisoners of war”. The N’Sele Ceasefire treaty would be maintained and utilised through the Arusha Accord agreement. This would involve the conclusion of warfare and eliminating the distribution of weaponry. The Rwandan government, the RPF and additional political groups settled on distributing control between themselves through the establishment of a Broad-Based Transitional Government (1992); this would provide the foundation for a democratically elected government to form. Furthermore an arrangement was formed that would allow the return and relocation of exiles that had fled Rwanda as refugees. Finally an understanding was made that the parties involved would merge forces into one united power, The Rwandan Army. For the agreement to be executed correctly it rested on
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