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Hudson students launch book to benefit town in Burundi

Any day now, the students of Westwood High School in Hudson will have a copy of a book they helped write and illustrate in their hands. 619 more words

West Island Gazette

Rwanda Peacekeeping Force Commander Roméo Dallaire: “… the living hell that surrounds us…”

Declassified Documents Shed Light on the Effect of UN Decision to Withdraw Peacekeeping Troops from Rwanda at Height of Genocide

By: Clara Fisher

Today the National Security Archive… 917 more words


Does it take a hero to 'shake hands with the devil'?

A Canadian hero may not necessarily have the same glamour as what you might see in a Hollywood blockbuster – or any kind of movie for that matter. 342 more words

Book Reviews

Geese and Things

So I have finally gotten a chance to start reading Neil Gaiman’s Trigger Warning short story collection (and what a treat) and in his Introduction he kicks around the idea of whether or not fiction should be ‘safe’ – whether we should be able to read stories without taking any risk that we will be frightened, upset, or disturbed by what we encounter in them. 1,265 more words

Roméo Dallaire delivers impressive speech on Child Soldiers

HALIFAX – Roméo Dallaire put PTSD on the map. The former Canadian Forces Lieutenant-General and later Senator witnessed unspeakable horrors first hand. He was commander of United Nations Rwanda mission during the genocide in 1994. 457 more words


Book #45: Shake Hands With the Devil

Romeo Dallaire, Shake Hands with the Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda, (2003), 562p

It has taken me twenty odd years of reading to be able to define why I read. 263 more words