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The prime minister of Rwanda Agathe Uwilingiyimana was brutally murdered in front of her family She was at home when government soldiers overwhelmed the troops protecting her In front of her family she was told to take off her clothes and spread her legs she did both without argument She was then stabbed in her vagina until the bayonets came through her neck The prime ministers husband and mother were also killed her kids did manage to escape Berry 14We were pretending to be dead They took stones and smashed the heads of the bodies They took little children and smashed their heads together When they found somebody breathing they pulled them out and finished them off They killed my family I saw them kill my papa and my brother but I did not see what happened to my motherof the 1994 genocide in RwandaHentoff 36 They took one person out of the group and cut off his head And even the pregnant women they cut open their stomachsI saw my father being killed They cut him to pieces--Placide Uwinagiye another survivorof the holocaust in Rwanda Hentoff 36These horrible acts could have been prevented Two major players in the world knew well before hand of the horrors about to take place The United States and the United Nations both stood by and did nothing to stop the atrocities taking place in RwandaTo think that the killing in Rwanda started to form in October 1990 and culminated in July 1994 is a misunderstanding of thirty years Starting in 1959 with the social revolution of the Hutu peasants that resulted in twenty thousand Tutsis deaths From 1959 until 1990 there was numerous occasions where Tutsis were murdered With every murder that went unpunished the country was taking another step towards genocide For thirty years the majority of Tutsis population lived just outside of the Rwandan border Another misconception is that the Tutsis never treated the Hutu wrongly
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