The colonial rule of Belgians in Rwanda, ruined a once peaceful ethnic relationship between the Hutu and Tutsi ethnic groups. The major cause of this genocide was the Belgian colonial oppression which influenced the idea that the Tutsi ethnic group were a superior master race, and the Hutu ethnic group were an inferior race. Ethnic identity cards were issued forcefully to indicate whether someone was a Hutu or a Tutsi; much like in the Holocaust in Europe where Jewish people were forced to wear a yellow star in order to be identified. All the privileges and power was given to the Tutsi minority, and the Hutu majority was suffering from great oppress...
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...n was initially intended. The refugee camps turned into a disaster because more violence occurred in the refugee camps then outside the camps at times. In the “Source: Human Rights Watch, Darfur 2007: Chaos By Design” it explains that, “Darfurians face violence inside camps and villages as part of everyday life as well… There have been numerous cases of robbery, murder, sexual violence, and harassment inside the camps” (Document 10). Because of the increasing competition over oil and ethnic and religious tensions between the Muslims and Christians, a major genocide occurred, simply because two ethnic groups refused to respect each other and work together in order for both sides to benefit. Sudan still remains one of the least developed countries in the world to this day, facing immense poverty, malnutrition, and ethnically based militias murdering hundreds of people.
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