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17/11/2019

When did the Rwanda genocide start?

When did the Rwanda genocide start?

April 7, 1994
Rwandan genocide/Start dates
The Rwandan genocide occurred between 7 April and 15 July 1994 during the Rwandan Civil War. During this period of around 100 days, members of the Tutsi minority ethnic group, as well as some moderate Hutu and Twa, were slaughtered by armed militias.

What happened Agathe Habyarimana?

Assassination. The talks between President Habyarimana, Uwilingiyimana, and the Rwandan Patriotic Front were never concluded, and the president’s plane was shot down by rockets at around 8:30 pm on 6 April 1994.

How was Agathe Uwilingiyimana killed?

April 7, 1994, Kigali, Rwanda
Agathe Uwilingiyimana/Assassinated