Rwanda’s Forgotten Years

  title={Rwanda’s Forgotten Years},
  author={Andrew Wallis},
  journal={Journal of International Peacekeeping},
  • A. Wallis
  • Published 8 April 2020
  • Political Science
  • Journal of International Peacekeeping
The narrative on the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda has become remarkable in recent years for airbrushing the responsibility of those at its heart from the tragedy. The figure of President Juvenal Habyarimana, whose 21-year rule, along with the unofficial network based around his wife and family, the Akazu, has been largely marginalised. Yet to understand April 1994 requires a far longer-term understanding. Those responsible had grown their power, influence and ambition for decades… 
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