Genocide in Rwanda
An Ordinary Man by Paul Rusesabagina (2005)
- The author describes how he utilized his position as a hotel manager in violence-stricken Rwanda to offer shelter to more than twelve thousand members of the Tutsi clan and Hutu moderates, an act that inspired an Academy Award- nominated film.
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- Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust by Immaculée Ilibagiza (2006)
- Presents the true story of a woman who endures the murder of her family as a result of genocide in Rwanda and turns to prayer for strength, love, and forgiveness.
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- We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda by Philip Gourevitch (1998)
- A dramatic and moving study of the horrors of genocide captures the plight of Rwanda, a country in which the racial majority exterminated some 800,000 people of an ethnic minority over the course of one hundred days.
- Justice on the Grass: Three Rwandan Journalists, Their Trial for War Crimes and Nation’s Quest for Redemption by Dina Temple-Raston (2005)
- An examination of the 1994 Rwanda genocide traces the nation’s subsequent search for accountability and the war crimes trial of three prominent media executives who were found guilty of inciting the killings of more than 800,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutu.
- Machete Season: The Killers in Rwanda Speak: A Report by Jean Hatzfield (2005)
- A veteran foreign correspondent shares a collection of interviews with ten Hutu men – all tried, convicted and sentenced for the genocidal killings of their Tutsi neighbors – as they describe their participation in the heinous crimes and their reasons for the murders, in a study that considers the roots of human morality and ethics.
- Hotel Rwanda: Bringing the True Story of an African Hero to Film edited by Terry George (2005)
- Describes how the director and co-screenwriter gained financial support to create the movie, and includes an overview of Rwanda with details on the events that inspired the movie.
- Hotel Rwanda (United Artists presents, directed by Terry George, 2004)
- The deeply moving true story of a five-star-hotel manager who used his wits and words to save more than 1,200 lives during the 1994 Rwandan conflict.
- Shake Hands with the Devil: The Future of Humanity in Rwanda by Roméo Dallaire (2005)
- A Canadian general and former United Nations peacekeeper shares his harrowing eyewitness account of the Genocide in Rwanda, revealing how he and his men managed to rescue thousands of people despite the orgy of bloodletting that was erupting all around them.
- The Bishop of Rwanda by John Rucyahana (2006)
- In 1994, as Rwanda was submerged in genocide, Anglican Bishop John Ruchahana witnessed the brutal murders of his family and church members, and, refusing to become part of the systemic hatred, has since been leading reconciliation efforts between his people and the perpetrators.
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- Me Against My Brother: At War in Somalia, Sudan, and Rwanda: A Journalist Reports from the Battlefields of Africa by Scott Peterson (2000)
- Presents a firsthand account of the genocide in Rwanda and the wars in Somalia and Sudan, with color photographs and a critical analysis of the actions and inactions of United Nations and American officials toward the regions.
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- Season of Blood: A Rwandan Journey by Fergal Keane (1995)
- A journalist who covered the one hundred day Rwandan war in 1994 provides a disturbing account that suggests that a power hungry group, using hate radio and local political leaders as brainwashers, purposely incited thousands of Hutus to kill minority Tutsis.
- The Key to My Neighbor’s House: Seeking Justice in Bosnia and Rwanda by Elizabeth Neuffer (2001)
- Drawn from interviews with war criminals and their victims, an award-winning journalist covering the reality and aftermath of genocide in Bosnia and Rwanda presents a riveting story of justice, revenge, and the erosion of a nation’s social and political environment.
- The Bone Woman: A Forensic Anthropologist’s Search for Truth in the Mass Graves of Rwanda, Bosnia, Croatia, and Kosovo by Clea Koff (2004)
- Recounts seven important forensic fact-finding missions for the U.N. War Crimes Tribunal, a period during which the author, a Berkeley forensic anthropology graduate student, endured harrowing conditions while she investigated the killings of war victims.
- A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide by Samantha Power (2002)
- Discusses America’s political stance during the holocausts of the past fifty years, presenting moral arguments for why the United States should change its non-engagement policies to become involved in conflicts involving genocide.
- Genocide: Modern Crimes Against Humanity by Brendan January (2007)
- Looks at genocides of six different peoples – the Armenians of the Ottoman Empire, the Jews of Europe, the Cambodians, the Tutsis of Rwanda, the Muslims of Bosnia, and Darfur tribes of Sudan.
- The Splendid Blond Beast: Money, Law, and Genocide in the Twentieth Century by Christopher Simpson (1993)
- An investigation into how governments turn a blind eye to crime describes how the existing customs in international law and commerce actually encourage mass murder and the escape of war criminals.
- Genocide by Jane Springer (2006)
- Examines current controversies surrounding genocide, chronicling the practice’s history and providing a detailed analysis of what needs to be done by the international community in order to prevent future genocidal occurrences.
- A Century of Genocide: Utopias of Race and Nation by Eric D. Weitz (2003)
- The author explores a century of genocide, recalling the major genocidal events that shaped the past one hundred years into one of the most brutal in human history while investigating the root causes of this terrible human phenomenon.
- Ghosts of Rwanda (Frontline video, 2005)
- Through interviews with key government officials, diplomats, soldiers, and survivors, this documentary examines the state-sponsored genocide in Rwanda in 1994. Explores the reasons why the international community and the United States did not intervene as Hutu extremists killed some 800,000 Tutsis.
DVD 967.571 GHOSTS