Essays Tagged: "Hutu"

Hutus' and Tutsis' of Rwanda

The culture of the Hutu and Tutsi tribes of Rwanda, Africa interests me for many reasons. One reason is that they are s ... ry, and what the government is like in Rwanda. I don't expect the reader to become an expert on the Hutus and the Tutsis, but I do hope that the reader gets a general understanding about what is going ... ection of Africa. I have learned lots of new information from doing this report, not only about the Hutus' and the Tutsis' culture, but about the whole continent of Africa.The first topic that I will ...

(6 pages) 214 0 3.9 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Refugees in Africa

Africa. On the 21st of November 1996, the High Commissioner reported that over 1.4 million Rwandan Hutus were currently in this country. In addition there are about 500,000 Angolan, Sudanese and Buru ... ve there. An example of this is in Zaire, where there were tensions between Zairian natives and the Hutu refugees (from Rwanda) that lived on the outskirts of their cities.A final problem is that of j ...

(5 pages) 118 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Ethnic Clashes.

Human history is really that of conflict. The Armenian Massacre and the ethnic tensions between the Hutus and Tutsis were two conflicts in history that have resulted from differences within the groups ... still maintains there was no organized effort at eliminating the Armenians.The conflict between the Hutus and Tutsis, just like the Armenian Massacre, resulted from ethnic tensions. Disunity and many ...

(2 pages) 84 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Developing Nations in Africa - Rwanda

s and is landlocked, which means it does not border the sea.In 1959, the majority ethnic group, the Hutus, overthrew the ruling Tutsi king. Over the next several years, thousands of Tutsis were killed ... el group, the Rwandan Patriotic Front, and began a civil war in 1990. The Tutsi rebels defeated the Hutu regime and ended the killing in July 1994, but approximately 2 million Hutu refugees - many fea ...

(2 pages) 67 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Genocide Over the Centuries

overthe world to many different kinds of people; from Bangladeshis to Jews and fromArmenians to the Hutu. Many circumstances affect the final out come of the great loss ofpeople, from revolution to co ... ted States and the United Nations stopped the conflict. TheAfrican country Rwanda is made up of the Hutu majority and Tutsi minority. Genocidetook place in Rwanda in 1994 and lasted for one hundred da ...

(8 pages) 219 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Effect of imperialism on the Rwandan genocide

in a small country like Rwanda. The original inhabitants were the ethnic Twa. By the 10th century, Hutu farmers were established there. Tutsi warriors with cattle arrived after the 14th century. Tuts ... t restructured the system to increase ethnic divisions. (4) The Belgians favored the Tutsi over the Hutu and Twa, which was a big mistake that caused huge problems in the future and lots of racism. (5 ...

(4 pages) 94 0 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Response to Author Dina Temple-Raston's discussion on Genocide

e.Temple-Raston explained to her audience that Rwanda consists of two main ethnic groups: Tutsi and Hutu. 85% of the populations are Hutu and the rest is mainly Tutsi. Although the minority, the Tutsi ... rest is mainly Tutsi. Although the minority, the Tutsi always held power until the 1960's when the Hutu majority took over. This takeover caused the Tutsi to form a rebel army, and created tensions t ...

(2 pages) 22 0 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

The genocide in rwanda

ace of 100 days. Most of the dead were Tutsis - and most of those who perpetrated the violence were Hutus. Even for a country with such a turbulent history as Rwanda, the scale and speed of the slaugh ... eople reeling.The genocide was sparked by the death of the Rwandan president Juvenal Habyarimana, a Hutu, when his plane was shot down above Kigali airport on 6 April 1994. Within hours of the attack, ...

(3 pages) 132 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Hotel Rwanda - Why Wasn't More Done?

efusal to support an intervention. Also, the Rwandan Catholic Church, which held strong ties to the Hutu elite, pulled strings in Europe in order to prevent an intervention. When a large-scale interve ... e. If 260 UN troops under Colonel Dallaire have been credited with saving 20,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutu lives, one can only imagine how many lives a force of thousands could save if deployed in time. ...

(3 pages) 99 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Mahmood Mamdani - "When Victims Become Killers" - A discussion on identity in Rwanda

population. It was this class segregation that directly led to the nationalist movement between the Hutu and Tutsi in Rwanda between 1959 and the genocide of 1994.Mahmood Mamdani uses the term 'ethnic ... ain how there exists two groups with the same religion, similar culture and identical language. The Hutu and the Tutsi were peacefully living together before the invasion of the colonizers. The Tutsi ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

How does propaganda work? What are its historical origins? Was the war in Iraq initiated by a campaign of propaganda and disinformation?

95).Another notable propagandised genocide happened in 1994, called the Rwanda Genocide. In Rwanda, Hutu propaganda such as Radio Interahamwe portrayed Tutsis as homicidal aliens who had to be liquida ... 2004). An atmosphere of extreme paranoia arose in which mass murder could masquerade as civic duty. Hutu race ideology was derived from the 'hamitic theory of the European colonizers, which posited th ...

(11 pages) 115 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The accuracy of the 1994 Rwandan genocide portrayed in the film 'Hotel Rwanda'

t is happening in Sudan. It has been happening in the Congo for the last eight years..."Many of the Hutu and Tutsi extras used in the movie were refugees who actually went through the genocide but dec ... acter is Paul Rusesabagina who is the manager of the Belgian-owned Mille Collines hotel. Paul was a Hutu but his wife was a Tutsi and therefore could not leave the country safely. Paul Rusesabagina di ...

(11 pages) 51 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Just War: "War is often justified and worth the cost"

their lives. Belgian colonists arrived in Rwanda in 1916; they separated the two ethnic groups, the Hutus and Tutsis. The Belgians considered the Tutsis superior to the Hutus because of their more Eur ... e Belgians considered the Tutsis superior to the Hutus because of their more European features. The Hutus were suppressed for the next 20 years, unsurprisingly, the Hutus grew resentful. The president ...

(3 pages) 33 1 4.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

In a post-Modern society, has the notion of sovereignty helped or hindered the development of international laws' protection against acts of genocide?

ed in the Rwandan genocide of 1994 which involved the death of over one million Tutsis and moderate Hutus at the hands of extremist Hutus, who perused violent massacres. This horrific event continued ... nt continued through July, until the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) finally claimed victory over the Hutu extremists. Jay Klinghoffer blames sovereignty on the international community's distance and in ...

(5 pages) 46 0 3.8 Aug/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Hotel Rwanda Analysis

nda is based on the genocide during the early 1990s where the Tutsis were being exterminated by the Hutu. As the reporter even pointed out, the massacre might be seen from the TV sets around the world ... coldly declines to help his neighbor by saying, "He isn't family. Family is all that matters. As a Hutu himself with a Tutsi wife (Tatiana), he becomes a hero accidently when helping the people that ...

(2 pages) 72 0 3.8 Oct/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

What to do about ethnic cleans

PER In 1994, unrest swept through the Maryland-sized African nation of Rwanda. Thousands of Hutu extremists launched a massive assault on the Tutsi, who traditionally make up Rwanda's upper cl ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Ethic Group Conflict Hutu and Twa Tribes

the population within.Several ethnic groups make up the population within Rwanda, two of which are Hutu and Twa (Batwa). The Hutu tribe is the largest ethnic group and Twa is the smallest. Hutu and T ... rest as their lifeline, guardian and protector (Matthews, 2006).With the farming and grazing of the Hutu and other tribes, the Twa population slowly decreased. The Twa were helpless in fighting back b ...

(6 pages) 39 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

To what extent should we embrace nationalism? To what extent has nationalism been positive throughout the world?

ng that there are many disputes over national status. The two leading ethnicity's in Rwanda are the Hutus and Tutsis. But during the Belgian rule they were seen more as an economic status. Hutus meani ... e Belgians left Rwanda they granted ruling political power to the Tutsis whom they favored. But the Hutus believed that since they held the majority of the population they should be controlling the go ...

(7 pages) 19 0 3.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Analytical Book Review – Shake Hands with the Devil by Romeo Dallaire

haos. He tells us the story of the great evil where he and his men had to literally watch extremist Hutus systematically execute around 800,000 Tutsis. At the time Romeo Dallaire was a general, and tr ... went ignored and his subsequent pleas for help to put things back into place went unheard. Once the Hutus targeted the Belgian Peacekeepers who served as guards to the President, his man power was onc ...

(10 pages) 9 0 0.0 Oct/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

genocide rwanda

pril 6, 1994 in the town of Gisenyi the order to "cut the trees down" was broadcasted over the RTLM Hutu extremist radio station. On April 6, the first acts of the genocide took place and didn't stop ... the genocide took place and didn't stop until exactly one hundred days later on July 14, 1994. The Hutu resentment of the Tutsi resulted in the deaths of almost one million Tutsis and moderate Hutus. ...

(6 pages) 1 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers