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Mouvement Républicain Nationale pour la Démocratie et le Développement
Mouvement Républicain Nationale pour la Démocratie et le Développement (MRND, English: National Republican Movement for Democracy and Development) is a now-defunct political party in Rwanda. It was the ruling party of Rwanda from 1975 to 1994, under President Juvénal Habyarimana. It was dominated by Hutus.
After Habyarimana's death in April 1994, hardline elements of the party were among the chief architects of the Rwandan Genocide. After Rwanda was conquered by the rival Tutsi-dominated Rwandese Patriotic Front led by Paul Kagame, the MRND was driven from power and outlawed.
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