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Rwanda and Reconciliation

Mike Farrell | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
Mike Farrell

All the media attention to the 20th anniversary of the slaughter in Rwanda reeks of irony. If only we had paid as much attention before the blood flowed.

Hollywood Debunked: What Really Happened Inside the Hotel Rwanda

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.24.2014 | Books
Georgianne Nienaber

Inside the Hotel Rwanda is a heroic book, written as the tide of genocide denial grows stronger everyday. All of the explicit testimony and the detailed human tragedy cannot overcome the mythmaking Hollywood machine, but in the hands of thoughtful readers it can offer a roadmap for humanity and compassion.

The Fine Line of Genocide History

Stephen D. Smith | Posted 04.06.2014 | Media
Stephen D. Smith

When reporting genocidal incidences, historians take on a heavy responsibility. Just 20 years after the genocide committed against the Tutsi of Rwanda, many of the protagonists are still alive and grappling their own narratives, and still feeling their pain.

The UN, Rwanda and the 'Genocide Fax' -- 20 Years Later

Simon Adams | Posted 03.23.2014 | World
Simon Adams

On this grim anniversary we should derive some solace from the fact that much has changed since 1994.

Wherefore Romeo -- Dallaire, That Is!

Ian Williams | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Ian Williams

Roméo Dallaire should be the hero of an opera. His story certainly has all hallmarks of genuine tragedy -- and it embodies many of the key themes of the last century and evokes the Syrian debacle as well.

On Our Radar: Best Books Just Out Or Coming Soon We Thought You Should Know About

Posted 07.26.2011 | Books

Here's what's on our radar this week--everything from great summer reads to important human rights issues that we thought you'd want to know about. It...