The Live Aid campaign raised more than $100 million to fight famine in Ethiopia. However, the military government that ruled the country used the donations to fund the forceful resettlement of 600,000 people from the North of the country. They argued that this would solve the drought in the North of the country. Victims of the famine were separated from their families and rounded up into concentration camps, where they suffered from harsh conditions. Tens of thousands died from malaria, starvation, and mass murder by the military.
The life of the Tutsis during the time turned for the worse after several years of fights that broke out between Rwanda and neighboring countries. After the Rwanda Genocide, the Hutus escaped to the Congo and never came back; the remaining Tutsis started from scraps of the old and had to build a society without the Hutus. The gap/relationship between the two major groups in Rwanda finally cracked and will most probably never be fixed. The actions illustrated in the genocide changed the minds of the young and wise throughout the world, scaring their memories for a period of
The script writer does not base from creating content to please the audience; thus, it produces a promising educational and informative film for learning. For instance, During the Rwandan genocide, more than one million people were massacred in the span of 100 days. Rusesabagina hid 1,268 Tutsis and Hutus for more than three months in the hotel he managed. He is the founder of the Hotel Rwanda Rusesabagina Foundation (HRRF), which advocates for increased intervention by the international community in dealing with genocides and debt relief for African nations. His story, with its message of hope, peace and “never again,” is fast becoming a part of history and has been heard around the world.
These survivors and their families had suffered the aftermaths for many later decades after the end of World War ll and death of Hitler. The army and politicians crush them and exploited them for many decades after seizing the genocide and occupation in 1945. Through these autobiographies we can see that its not only Jews but many other tribes and sects had faced the terror and were killed
4. South Sudan is an independent country from Sudan. Sudan was plagued with major civil wars, and those in the Southern region of Sudan were targeted and attacked. Southern Sudanese were killed off in large numbers; many villages were raided. Those who weren’t killed or sold off into slavery had to make mass migration to surrounding countries- the most being allowed in Kenya in refugee camps.
Section A: Plan of investigation (168 words) How successful have post-genocide efforts at reconciliation been in Rwanda? The 1994 Rwandan genocide had left nearly one million people dead. Inevitably, after such extreme violence, coming to terms with the past is emotionally scarring and becomes a major challenge for a society like Rwanda to reconcile. The aim of this investigation is to find out how successful these post-genocide efforts have been in reconciling the Tutsis and the Hutus. This investigation will emphasise on one type of reconciliation effort - the Gacaca.
In 1944, a Polish-Jewish lawyer came up with the word, “genocide.” However, even seventy-five years later, many people still debate what factors go into making a genocide. Of course, there is mass murder, mistreatment of large groups of people, and difficult life conditions. Take the Cambodian Genocide, for example. People were tortured and killed so much during this genocide that at one of the death camps, “as few as 12 managed to survive” (Pierpaoli). People were robbed, killed, forced to evacuate their homes, and mistreated in many other ways during the Cambodian Genocide.
According to reports, over 200,000 women of ages six to eighty have been raped in Congo over the past decades. Some reports even claim that 40 women are raped in Congo every day. Moreover, these acts of violence are done by troops and different other groups operating in Congo.  A huge problem in Congo is the recruitments of child soldiers. Keeping in mind, the fact that Congo is a war torn state that has problems of poverty, violence and hunger.
All these people, these humans, innocent people just like everybody else, are steadily being forced into slavery, some right now. Is anybody aware that 3,827 people per day are being sold or kidnapped into slavery? Sex trafficking is one of the many forms of slavery still happening in America today. “Sex trafficking is a crime when women, men and/or children are forcefully involved in commercial sex acts. In the United States, any minor under the age of 18 engaged in commercial sex acts is automatically considered a victim of sex trafficking under the law.
CASE STUDY: GENOCIDE IN_Kenya_________________ The genocide of Kenya occurred from 2007 to 2008. This genocide caused 1133 casualties, more than 350000 people placed and about 2000 refugees and some numbers of women raped and destruction of 117216 properties and more than 490 government properties such as offices, hospital and schools. Rift Valley and the Coast, group of the Kikuyu people who supported President Kibaki were especially targeted in violence and a lot of buildings and facilities were continuously destructed. Moreover it has been found out that the real target of this violence was to destroy their properties instead of killing them. And this violence found to be happened mostly in Rift Valley and Nairobi.