NID: RWANDA: REBEL ADVANCE KEEPING REFUGEES ON MOVE

Created: 5/19/1994

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Advance Keeping Refugees on Move

mainly Tutsi Rwandan Patriotic Fioni is encircling ethnic Humthe Rwandan Government in Kigali and has cut the main roadcapital and the interim government in

n RPF leader yesterday said the rebels to stop the slaughter of Tutsi and moderate Hutu civilians.

The RPF has warned it will regard UN peacekeepers as enemies if they try to separate the warring sides. I

press reports indicate some RPF troops have killed and

tortured Hutu civilians lo avenge the deaths of their Totsi kinsmen. Ripom of such atrocities wu7 increase Hulut'ftar of retribuiwr. and probably hasprovoked the ntwjiow ofRwandans lo Tanzania Ihal will addloO0 refugees already there.

- RPF advances into southern Rwanda could cause lens of thousands of Hutus there, as well at some ft),OQti Burundian Hutui in refugee camps, to flee into Burundi, where the chances of large-scale ethnic violence would increasetsultA

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