· Between 250,000 and 500,000 women were raped during the 100 days of genocide, and an estimated 20,000 children were born from raped women.
· Interahamwe, meaning “those who fight together,” is the name of the anti-Tutsi, government-back militia established by the Hutu.
· The Rwanda Genocide was sparked due to the death of Rwandan president Juvenal Habyarimana, a Hutu.
· The genocide lasted from April to July in 1994 and was planned by elite members of the political party called the Akazu.
· Hutu extremists faulted the Tutsi for social, economic and political pressure, which led to nearly 1 million Rwandan deaths in a 100-day period. As a result, 70 percent of the Tutsi population and 20 percent of the entire population living in Rwanda perished.
Information derived from foundationrwanda.org, survivors-fund.org and truevineyard.org