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What did France do in Rwanda genocide?

What did France do in Rwanda genocide?

Near the end of the 100-day genocide, French troops were deployed to establish the Turquoise Zone, largely preventing further waves of genocide within the purported safe zone. In practice, the zone enabled many genocidal Hutus to safely escape to Zaire in advance of the victorious RPF soldiers.

Why did the Tutsi invade Rwanda?

The war arose from the long-running dispute between the Hutu and Tutsi groups within the Rwandan population. A 1959–1962 revolution had replaced the Tutsi monarchy with a Hutu-led republic, forcing more than 336,000 Tutsi to seek refuge in neighbouring countries.

When did Rwanda start speaking French?

Rwandan Sign Language is used by the educated deaf population. French had been the language of administration from the country’s time under Belgian administration, between the First World War and independence in 1962.

Which actions are form of genocide?

What is Genocide?

  • Killing members of the group.
  • Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group.
  • Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part.
  • Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group.