Rwanda Genocide

The Rwanda Genocide In 1994 Rwanda was known for one of the worst genocides since the Holocaust. The very name is sketched into our histories consciousness as a place of evil and unimaginable pain. Between April and July 1994, more than 800,000 Tutsi civilians were brutally slaughtered in a genocidal campaign organized by Hutu hardliners. […]

Kosovo, Rwanda, and Iraq

Humanitarian intervention is a controversial action to approve, but regardless of which choice is decided, the decision is important and must be meditated on. Globalization no longer allows ignorance to be justifiable; a stand must be taken. The decision regarding humanitarian intervention begins by viewing the motives taken for or against it. Humanitarian intervention has […]

Why is there need for world development

There is the need for world development to ensure peace, stability, and progress of humanity. Lack of development across the world is the source of discontent. It creates rifts among nation, within nations, and within communities. It changes the attitude of individuals towards each other, for the worse. This results in envy, greed, and hatred. […]

State formation and genocide

The United Nations General Assembly’s Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, defines genocide as any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, such as killing members of the group; causing serious bodily or mental harm to […]

Social Perception

Social perception is basically how we see others based on the information we gather from our experiences, environment and other stimuli in the environment (Stratton, 2006, par. 1). This perception is often contrasted against the backdrop of how we see ourselves against how we see others. From the perception of superiority to inferiority and from […]

Three decades in Exile: Rwandan Refugees 1960 – 1990

The article “Three decades in Exile: Rwandan Refugees 1960 – 1990” concentrates on the experiences of Tutsi refugees after the Hutu revolution in Rwanda. Van Der Meeren provides a deep insight into the Rwandan issue by monitoring the dynamics of the ethnic conflict from its beginning to the mid-1990’s. The problem of Rwandan refugees has […]

Economic Focus on Rwanda

Rwanda faced a very difficult time during the fight between the two major communities the Tuts i’s and the Hutu’s. During this time there was a negative impact on their usual activities leading to set back mainly in their economy. By the end of the Genocide -1994/1995,  the Rwandan Economy had been Adversely affected poverty […]

Genocide: A Sociological Analysis

Genocide is considered a moral crime of a government (meaning any ruling authority, including that of a guerrilla group, a quasi state, a Soviet, a terrorist organization, or an occupation authority) against its citizens or those it controls (Rummel, RJ). There are many ramifications to the issue especially when one looks at the historical and […]

Rwanda – College Essay

When considering how a genocide which killed at a faster rate than the Holocaust could have been “allowed” to take place in Rwanda, we have two primary considerations that will influence all subsequent analyses. The first is the speed and the tactical nature of the killing and the second is the premise implied by the […]

Hotel Rwanda

Hotel Rwanda is a story about a country in central Africa that turned violent after their president is assassinated. Throughout all of this a man by the name of Paul Rusesabagina who was a Hutu and a hotel manager, would find himself giving refuge and saving thousand of lives at the expense of his own.The […]

Refugees and International Migration

The large-scale movements of people across national borders differed from those anticipated when the Refugee Convention was drafted in 1951 in a few ways. First of all it is important to realize what the Refugee Convention was trying to accomplish. “According to the 1951 United Nations Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, a refugee […]

Good News About Injustice

Chapter 1 was about a guy remembering back to the fall in 1994 to when he was on a bus early in the morning on his way to work. He was reading his newspaper, when he seems to find everything oddly in place. He looks around and sees his neighbors sleeping, reading or talking very […]

Is Rwanda a good Society

In general Rwanda is not as good as it would be expected to be if it had not plunged into an act of genocide in the year 1994. According to the way the situation in Rwanda was after the genocide, the country has been seen to improve quite fast. The government has ensured that its […]

Holocaust vs Rwandan Genocide

Genocide is defined as killing, injuring, giving poor conditions to, preventing births, and transferring children to other groups to a national, racial, religious, or ethnic group. This was defined after the widely-known holocaust in 1948. Among the holocaust, genocides include the Rwandan Genocide, Armenian Genocide, and Cambodian Genocide. Two genocides that have striking similarities and […]

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