Download e-book for kindle: A People Betrayed: The Role of the West in Rwanda's Genocide by Linda Melvern

By Linda Melvern

ISBN-10: 1848132441

ISBN-13: 9781848132443

ISBN-10: 184813245X

ISBN-13: 9781848132450

occasions in Rwanda in 1994 mark a landmark within the heritage of recent genocide. as much as a million humans have been killed in a deliberate public and political crusade. within the face of undeniable proof, the protection Council of the United international locations didn't respond.

In this vintage of investigative journalism, Linda Melvern tells the compelling tale of what occurred. She holds governments to account, exhibiting how contributors can have avoided what used to be taking place and did not accomplish that. The publication additionally unearths the unrecognised heroism of these who stayed on in the course of the genocide, volunteer peacekeepers and those that ran emergency clinical care.

Fifteen years on, this re-creation examines the continuing impression of the 1948 Genocide conference and the surprise waves Rwanda prompted worldwide. in response to clean interviews with key avid gamers and newly-released records, A humans Betrayed is a surprising indictment of ways Rwanda is and was once forgotten and the way this present day it really is remembered within the West.

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