Genocide in Africa World Geography. Rwanda – 1994 Rwanda: How the genocide happened.
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Genocide in AfricaWorld Geography
Rwanda 1994Rwanda: How the genocide happened
RwandaCivil War between the two largest ethnic groups in Rwanda. The Hutu killed approximately 1,000,000 Tutsis in approximately 100 days. Hutu vs. Tutsi (Civil War)
RwandaLargest ProblemsGovernment Sanction and Support of Genocide.Lack of International Support for Tutsis.
Darfur region of Sudan Current
DarfurGovernment Sponsored Militia: the Arab Moslem Janjaweed are attacking small black villages where Christian Africans live.
DarfurSince 2003, an estimated 300,000 people have died as a result of the conflict in Darfur and as many as 2.7 million people have been displaced within Darfur, with several hundred thousand more fleeing into neighboring countries such as Chad, the Central African Republic, and Egypt.
DarfurIn September 2004, President George W. Bush declared the crisis in Darfur genocide the first time a sitting American president had made such a declaration regarding an ongoing conflict. Despite the worlds growing outcry, the violence continued in Darfur and the number of dead and displaced increased considerably.
End the Genocide in DarfurEconomic and Military interventions have not been exhausted. 80% of the oil exported from Sudan goes to China. The government of Sudan has not allowed UN peacekeepers into the region of Darfur.