genocide in Rwanda

  • Period: to


  • belgium gains control of Rwanda

    after germeny loses word war 1
  • Rawanda gains Independence

  • war crimes trials begin

    some courts are rub in tanzania by the un other courts in rwanda
  • RPF ends the genocide

    and takes control of the government
  • civil war begins

    between hutu controlled goverment ans Rwandan patriotic front
  • genocide

    800,000 people die in 100 days
  • 26 defendants executed

    for war crimes by the Rwandan government Rwanda later outlaws the death penalty