Rwandan Genocide

Events

Belgium began colonizing Rwanda

Approx. 1919

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Rwanda becomes a colony of Belgium

Approx. 1920

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Identity Cards were required

Approx. 1933

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Belgium begins to govern Rwanda

Approx. 1946

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Start of Rebellion Groups

November 1, 1959

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Rwanda proclaimed a republic

Approx. 1961

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Rwanda gains independence from Belgium

July 1, 1962

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Juvénal Habyarimana Presidency

July 7, 1973 - April 6, 1994

RPF is established

1988

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President Habyarimana's plane is shot down

April 6, 1994

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Rwandan Genocide

April 6, 1994 - July 14, 1994

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RPF takes control

May 23, 1994

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Government changes to National Unity

July 19, 1994

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ICTR is established

November 8, 1994

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ICTR trials began

Approx. 1995

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Clinton address

March 25, 1998

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The MICTY takes over the ICTR cases

June 30, 2012

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