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Rwanda’s Untold Story. A Commentary on the BBC Two Documentary

By Nicoletta Fagiolo

Criticism of current Rwandan President Paul Kagame and his administration is on the rise.

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Geopolitics

Hundreds gather in Montreal for 3rd annual March for Humanity

Dozens of flags from different countries and diverse ethnic groups and religions gathered on the streets of downtown Montreal to take part in the March for Humanity and Genocide Prevention. 170 more words

World

Waiting for First Light: My ongoing battle with PTSD by Romeo Dallaire 

For those of you who don’t know, Roméo Dallaire is a Canadian who served in the army for a long time and was the commander of the UN peacekeeping mission in Rwanda during the genocide in 1994. 513 more words

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Book Review | Shake Hands with the Devil by Lt. Gen. Roméo Dallaire

The Story

This is the personal account of Lieutenant General Romeo Dallaire’s time in Rwanda before, and during the genocide in 1993 to 1994. He talks about his family and military history and how he came to be in command of the UN Peacekeeping mission in Rwanda. 376 more words

Blog

They Fight Like Soldiers

I received this book as a Valentine’s Day gift from KK. I know it doesn’t seem like the most romantic pick, and you’re probably right, but ever since I read… 887 more words

Non-Fiction

Thirteen Days to the Suicide Woods: Day 10 — The City of Children

Several years ago I read a book by Roméo Dallaire about the Rwandan genocide titled,  Shake Hands With the Devil. Dallaire is the former Force Commander of UNAMIR, the peacekeeping force deployed by the U.N. 745 more words