Opération Turquoise

Opération Turquoise was a French-led military operation in Rwanda in 1994 under the mandate of the United Nations.

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Opération Turquoise - Controversy
... Opération Turquoise is controversial for two reasons accusations that it was a failed attempt to prop up the genocidal Hutu regime and that its mandate undermined the UNAMIR ... in encouraging the flight (see Great Lakes refugee crisis.) Regardless, the Zone Turquoise was created in the steadily shrinking areas out of RPF control ... The charges raised against the French army during Operation Turquoise from June to August 1994 are of "complicity of genocide and/or complicity of crimes against humanity." The ...