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Title Genocide in Rwanda : a collective memory / edited by John A. Berry and Carol Pott Berry
Published Washington, DC : Howard University Press, 1999

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Description xxxii, 201 pages ; 24 cm
Summary "Genocide in Rwanda shows the human face of history, giving a personal context of events leading up to and extending through the genocide. Contributors include genocide survivors, Rwandan journalists, academics, human rights activists, members of the former and present Rwandan governments, officers of the Rwandan Patriotic Army, and United Nations experts. The testimony of people who were there is balanced with historical and political analysis. The views of the genocidal architects are presented through first-time translations of hate radio broadcasts transmitted from Zaire by the former government in exile. Also presented in a concise interpretation of legal issues involved in prosecuting the authors of the genocide, along with a dialogue on the role of the United Nations and the international community in Rwanda."
"Genocide in Rwanda: A Collective Memory is intended for general readers interested in analysis of the events in Rwanda, the role of ethnicity and politics in Africa, and the related activities of the United Nations and the international community. It is also for those concerned with human rights and humanitarian action. At first hand, this book reveals the thoughts and feelings of people who suffered unimaginable barbarity while the world watched in horror - and did nothing."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Based on material presented at a conference held Jan. 19-20, 1995, Kigali, Rwanda
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [187]-189) and index
Notes English
Subject Genocide -- Rwanda -- History -- 20th century.
Tutsi (African people) -- Crimes against -- Rwanda -- History -- 20th century.
Hutu (African people) -- Rwanda -- Politics and government.
Rwanda -- Politics and government.
Rwanda -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Berry, John A., 1963-
Berry, Carol Pott, 1964-
LC no. 99010995
ISBN 088258202X