I encourage you all to take a look-see at these websites, books, and movies. I spent a good six months up to my eyeballs in research before coming here. These resources do a great job of explaining the complexity and unique features of the land of a thousand hills.
We Wish To Inform You that Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda
By Philip Gourevitch
A Thousand Hills: Rwanda’s Rebirth and the Man who Dreamed It
By Stephen Kinzer
Western Response to Genocide