What Was The Causes Of Rwanda Genocide

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One horrific, though often overlooked, genocide took place in Rwanda, Africa from April to July 1994. The tiny, landlocked country saw mass killings and state-sponsored hatred of the Tutsi people by the Hutu. Rwanda was divided into three major clans—the Tutsi, which made up about 15% of the population and were the paler group favored by the English and Belgian colonists, and therefore were originally chosen to rule the country after the European takeover. This greatly angered the Hutus, about 84% of the population, (the Twa, the third group, were only 1% of Rwandans, didn't have much to do with the genocide), so they were eventually given the ability to gain professional political positions as well, a right that had been taken away with the
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