During my visit with Mary, I learned that she had been ''murdered'' in just this way. After my conversation with Dutera, I went back to Theresa's home one more time. Before the genocide began, Hutu newspapers ran cartoon after cartoon depicting Tutsi women as lascivious seducers. It was in July , right when the Hutu Army was collapsing. But certainly by , her anti-Tutsi zealousness was public. She was standing upright in her uniform like a soldier, trying to see what was happening up and down the road. In December , the newspaper Kangura printed the Hutu Ten Commandments of which four dealt specifically with women.
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Already a local MRND party boss, in she was appointed minister of family and women's affairs. He was sentenced to three life sentences, plus 80 years imprisonment, and transferred to a U. Cartoons in print media represented Tutsi women as being sexually provocative. It just couldn't have taken place. Other survivors told me they heard the minister for women and family affairs spit invectives at Tutsi women, calling them ''cockroaches'' and ''dirt. She resented the poor part of the family. And her instruction on her new role began that moment.