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Rwanda and genocide in the twentieth century

Author: Alain Destexhe
Publisher: London : Pluto Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why was the world so slow to react to the genocide in Rwanda? This book argues that the delay in providing humanitarian aid was a refusal on the part of the international community to recognise the singularity of the exceptional crime of genocide.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Destexhe, Alain.
Rwanda and genocide in the twentieth century.
London : Pluto, 1995
(OCoLC)760147132
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alain Destexhe
ISBN: 0745310427 9780745310428 0745310419 9780745310411
OCLC Number: 34851169
Language Note: Translation of: Rwanda, essai sur le génocide.
Notes: Translation of: Rwanda, essai sur le génocide.
Description: x, 92 pages : 1 map ; 23 cm
Contents: The unlearned lesson of history --
Three genocides in the twentieth century --
The Hutu and the Tutsi --
From indifference to compassion --
Justice must be done --
Appendix 1. Convention on the prevention and the punishment of the crime of genocide --
Appendix 2. Chronology.
Other Titles: Rwanda, essai sur le génocide.
Responsibility: Alain Destexhe ; translated by Alison Marschner ; foreword by William Shawcross.

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'A treatise to counter the catch all of media coverage in which 'all catastrophes are treated alike and reduced to their lowest common denominator - compassion on the part of the onlooker' -- Read more...

 
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