Rwanda Genocide documentary. The incredibly tragic story of the Genocide. Beginning on April 6, 1994, Hutus began slaughtering the Tutsis in the African country of Rwanda. As the brutal killings continued, the world stood idly by and just watched the slaughter. Lasting 100 days, the Rwanda genocide left approximately 800,000 Tutsis and Hutu sympathizers dead.

Rwanda Genocide documentary. The incredibly tragic story of the Genocide. Beginning on April 6, 1994, Hutus began slaughtering the Tutsis in the African country of Rwanda. As the brutal killings continued, the world stood idly by and just watched the slaughter. Lasting 100 days, the Rwanda genocide left approximately 800,000 Tutsis and Hutu sympathizers dead.

1994 – Rwanda’s Genocide  Publish Date: May 16, 1994  Cover Story: The Killing Fields of Rwanda

turns 90: All you need to know about modern history in 90 TIME covers

1994 – Rwanda’s Genocide Publish Date: May 16, 1994 Cover Story: The Killing Fields of Rwanda

The Tutsi’s were originally known as the Cushite. They were a community of people who migrated to Rwanda from the Southern Ethiopian highlands. They were physically much taller and thinner than the Twa people. Throughout all historic documentation, the Tutsi population has never exceeded 15%. Despite their low numbers, they were a highly intelligent and functional people.

History of Hutu – Tutsi Relations

The Tutsi’s were originally known as the Cushite. They were a community of people who migrated to Rwanda from the Southern Ethiopian highlands. They were physically much taller and thinner than the Twa people. Throughout all historic documentation, the Tutsi population has never exceeded 15%. Despite their low numbers, they were a highly intelligent and functional people.

Left to Tell  by Immaculee Ilibagiza  (follow up book is titled "Lead by Faith" I recommend reading both)

Left to Tell by Immaculee Ilibagiza (follow up book is titled "Lead by Faith" I recommend reading both)

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