Rwanda Genocide Research Paper

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In the year of 1994, Rwanda was in a state of panic, many people were killed among two major ethnic groups; the Hutus and the Tutsi’s. These large killings sparked a civil war to break out, which eventually lead to what is now known as the Rwandan Genocide. The United Nations is an organization that promotes international peace, security, and cooperation. When the killings and fights first broke out, the UN should have had more troops in Rwanda. Some of the UN troops were already there, due to the recent peace treaty. Their job was to make sure that peace was maintain and the everything was going smoothly between the two groups. However, this peace treaty did not do much and when the killings started the UN removed troops from Rwanda rather