TITLE

The horrific scars of Rwanda's civil war

AUTHOR(S)
Kiley, Sam; Coleman, Fred
PUB. DATE
July 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;7/4/94, Vol. 117 Issue 1, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that France has dispatched some 500 troops, the first of an expected 2,500, into western Rwanda to set up a field hospital and begin to rescue some 8,000 refugees in the region. Carnage which claimed as many as 500,000 lives; Unwillingness of other nations to act; Belief that France is part of the problem, not the solution, as they armed the Hutu government that is largely responsible for the genocide; French motives for intervention.
ACCESSION #
9407017500

 

Related Articles

  • France: A `duty' to halt Rwanda's killings.  // U.S. News & World Report;6/27/94, Vol. 116 Issue 25, p12 

    Reports that for 45 years, the United Nations' Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide has committed members to action against mass killings. Calls by French foreign minister Alain Juppe to stop the massacre in Rwanda; Tribal carnage in which hundreds of thousands...

  • Counterterrorism or Neo-Colonialism? The French Army in Africa. Daly, John // Terrorism Monitor;3/6/2014, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p6 

    The article discusses the international intervention of France including the dispatch of troops to Mali for Islamist terrorist assault in 2013 and in Central African Republic on fears of religious clashes between Muslims and Christians. It states that France has also sent 600 troops to protect...

  • The Last Beau Gesfe.  // Time;2/16/1970, Vol. 95 Issue 7, p34 

    The article offers information on the state of the 1000 soldiers of the French Foreign Legion stationed in Chad to counter insurrection by fierce, nomadic Moslem herdsmen. It is said that all that matters to the legionnaires in Chad is that they are at war once again, after nine long years of...

  • Staying Power. Osborne, Tony // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/15/2013, Vol. 175 Issue 24, p26 

    The article focuses on intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft used by Great Britain and the possibility Britain will delay retiring its Sentinel ISR after 2015. It states that Britain's Royal Air Force sent a Raytheon Sentinel to assist the French Serval mission in Mali...

  • Settling scores. Hilsum, Lindsey // Africa Report;May/Jun94, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p13 

    Reports on the ethnic conflict in Rwanda. Ethnic hatred preached by the Radio Television Libre Milles Collines against the Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) and against all Tutsis; Massacres committed by supporters of the late President Juvanal Habyarimana; Habyarimana's two-track policy;...

  • Awaiting a new spark. Zimmermann, Tim // U.S. News & World Report;4/15/96, Vol. 120 Issue 15, p44 

    Reports that genocide and civil war are stalking Burundi and Rwanda again in April 1996. The vicious dilemma which has been created by the increasing cost of humanitarian relief; Threats from outside; Extremists' use of refugee camps as bases to organize insurgencies.

  • France sends carrier Clemenceau to Persian Gulf.  // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/27/1990, Vol. 133 Issue 9, p23 

    Describes the helicopters and ground vehicles on board the French aircraft carrier Clemenceau, sent to the Persian Gulf to increase France's military commitment there.

  • French use Jaguar fighter/bombers to strike Desert Storm targets. Lenorovitz, J.M. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/28/1991, Vol. 134 Issue 4, p22 

    Details the French air force's missions so far in Operation Desert Storm. The force used Jaguar fighter/bombers to attack key targets in Kuwait, including an air base, munitions depot and naval base. No French aircraft were lost in the first week of operations, but four were damaged. ...

  • Realistic Airex exercise.  // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/16/1987, Vol. 126 Issue 11, p70 

    As part of an overall evaluation of France's ability to respond to a massed enemy attack, the Air Force's Airex large-scale exercise tests the service's capability to operate in severe chemical and electronic warfare environments. The Airex exercise lasts for eleven days and is to provide...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics