"In power, Habyarimana may not have murdered the Tutsis with the same fervour as his predecessors but he was relentless in the task of discrimination and scapegoating. While he and his family and friends filled foreign bank accounts with the country's wealth, the position of the Rwandan peasantry went from bad to worse.
Vast sums of aid sent by foreign governments and agencies went either directly or indirectly into the pockets of senior government ministers and officials… while the peasants were encouraged to blame the Tutsis for their problems. Again there are echoes of the Nazis' scapegoating of the Jews in the thirties. " Fergal Keane