Inequalities In Rwanda

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"Rwanda can be a paradise again, but it will take the love of the entire world to heal [it]" (Ilibagiza 209). Rwanda may have previously been a paradise, but today it stands as a troubled country in the midst of rebuilding itself in the aftermath of a devastating genocide. As one of the most densely populated countries in Africa, agriculture is their main industry, yet often Rwandan families rely on imports, as their food production is limited. Although the Rwandan economy is growing stronger due to trade, business growth is extremely limited, and over one third of the population is below the poverty line. Many Rwandan citizens are poorly supported and face inequality in their everyday lives (CIA). Due to these issues and its dismissal of responsibilities and rights and solidarity through its perpetuation of violence, limits on human…show more content…
Rwanda does not comply with human responsibilities and rights, and instead heavily restricts its citizens rights. According to Human Rights Watch, "Pro-government views dominate domestic media, and the government has suspended the BBC’s Kinyarwanda broadcasts inside Rwanda indefinitely" (HRW). Although not technically illegal to criticize the government, Rwandan authority heavily restricts all forms of media, limiting the negative discussion of the state. The government banned BBC due to its unbiased reporting of Rwandan affairs, and closely regulates all radio stations for anti-Rwandan sentiment. Along with this, Rwandan government owns and operates the only television
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