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Khan, The Shallow Graves of Rwanda.

Khan, The Shallow Graves of Rwanda.

Khan, Saharyar M. The Shallow Graves of Rwanda. Foreword by Mary Robinson. New York, I.B. Tauris & Co., 2001. 24cm x 16cm. xi, 228 pages. Original hardcover in original illustrated dustjacket. Excellent condition.

Includes for example the following chapters: Arrival at the scene of genocide/ Goma/ The international community moves to justice in Rwanda/ Persuading refugees to return home/ Signs of tension with UNAMIR/ The Rwandan government’s retribution/ The UN Secretary-General’s visit and its aftermath/ Attempts to reconcile Tutsi and Hutu/ The equipment issue as UNAMIR prepares to leave/ The UN and Rwanda: what went wrong?/ Lessons drawn from peace-keeping in Rwanda etc.

Setting everyday events in Rwanda against the backdrop of international politics, this book shows how the UN works on the ground and at headquarters and explores the problems of peacekeeping. The author backs up his conclusions on the phenomenon and nature of genocide with impressive and unique documentary evidence and show how the lessons of Rwanda can provide valuable guidance for the future. Khan gives the first account of the crisis in Rwanda by a major player charged with containing and resolving the disaster. The result is a powerful and crucial testament to one of the most shameful events of modern times. The compelling narrative and chilling details add to the work’s enormous value as a historical document.

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Khan- The Shallow Graves of Rwanda
Khan- The Shallow Graves of Rwanda