1994 Tsunami: The 1994 Genocide In Rwanda

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Like a tsunami the 1994 genocide in Rwanda was an atrocious calamity that ripped through the already destabilized country of Rwanda. It lasted from the beginning of April 1994 till July of that same year. Even though this horrific event only lasted approximately 100 days the precursors of this genocide were evident nearly a century before. There are two main ethnic groups in the country of Rwanda and they are the Hutus and the Tutsis. The country was made up of approximately 90% Hutus and 10% Tutsis. This tragedy could and should have been prevented but neither the United Nations nor the United States had the courage to help the 800 thousand innocent people who were viciously slaughtered whom were completely helpless.
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