Tutsi


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Synonyms for Tutsi

a member of a Bantu speaking people living in Rwanda and Burundi

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Todos los tutsi debian ser eliminados, pero el genocidio que los militantes hutu de la Interhamwe tenian previsto, afecto tambien a clerigos, intelectuales y lideres vecinales hutu quienes apoyaban el proyecto de un gobierno compartido como la solucion a los conflictos.
When the Genocide began, Tutsi in the former Gikongoro Prefecture were told by the genocidal authorities to flee and take refuge at ETO Murambi, then a technical school under construction.
Hutu resentment of the Tutsi bubbled to the surface in the form of a social revolution by the 1950s.
In addition to the radio, Kangura, a French-language newspaper, served as a powerful instrument to stoke ethnic hatred and prime appalling savagery and aggression against all Rwandans of Tutsi ethnicity (Stanton 2004; Winton 2008).
The novel reflects glimpses of a tension-filled past and slowly moves to uncover racial strife and the increase of genocidal actions against the Tutsi minority in Rwanda through the eyes of lycee girls enrolled at a Catholic boarding school that stands isolated on the Ikibira mountaintop by the river Nile, gated and guarded.
Hutus blamed Tutsi rebels, many of whom had come into Rwanda from neighboring Uganda.
In Rwanda in 1994 more than 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were victims of genocide.
She remembers hearing news on the radio in October 1990 that the north of Rwanda had been attacked by the Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF), which consisted of Tutsi exiles in Uganda.
Crawford succeeds in laying out the historical context leading to the genocide of the Tutsis in 1994 without overwhelming the immediacy of Faustin's voice.
Regional or secessionist rebellions: this stage was accomplished at the end of the 1950s and beginning of the 1960s, two processes occurred; decolonization and the overthrow of the Tutsi monarchy by a few Hutus.
Former general Augustin Bizimungu is said to have supplied militants with weapons to murder ethnic Tutsi tribespeople, who he branded "cockroaches".
The 1993 assassination of Burundi's Hutu president by Tutsi military officers precipitated a Hutu massacre of Tutsi, with subsequent Tutsi reprisals.
In this author's composite assessment of Rwanda's tragic history, readers confront mountains of evidence that establish, emphatically and unambiguously, France's culpability in the sordid events that left some eight hundred thousand, mostly Tutsi, citizens dead in 1994.
Las mujeres tutsi iniciaron en 2004 y 2005 demandas ante la justicia francesa, acusando a militares franceses por violacion, complicidad de genocidio y complicidad de crimenes contra la humanidad.
Ethnic groups: Hutu (Bantu) 85%; Tutsi (Hamitic) 14%; Twa (Pygmy) 1.