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In Burundi, a campaign of genocide was conducted against Hutu population in 1972, and an estimated 100,000 to 300,000 Hutus were killed by Tutsis. In 1993, Burundi's first democratically elected Hutu president, Melchior Ndadaye, was assassinated. It was widely believed that the assassins were Tutsi extremists.
Some sources have pointed out that these various peoples of diverse origin had lived together for centuries and that the conflicts between the classes or tribes known by the names "Tutsi" and "Hutu" have been fostered by the colonial powers, who ruled through a local elite. Some claim the colonial approach actually created the social or tribal distinction between "Hutu" and "Tutsi."
Meanwhile we rush into Iraq and contemplate Iran as if there was or is an urgency in those situations. People are worried about nonsense while thousands of innocents are being slaughtered at this very moment.