Rwanda-EC - Steven Sadler ISS 315 Section 7 - Rwanda Extra...

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Steven Sadler ISS 315 Section 7 -- Rwanda Extra Credit The acts of violence and slaughter that occurred in Rwanda in 1994 will without a doubt haunt the dreams of anyone who has had any type of contact with them; whether it be via research, a visit to Rwanda or by viewing the film Hotel Rwanda . Upon viewing different presentations of these genocidal acts one begins to notice that the impact of presentation, the role assumed by the UN, and overall message portrayed by each presentation is shifted in accordance with the audience and the objective of each publication. The book We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed Along With Our Families by Philip Gourevitch depicts these brutal acts by interviewing survivors and others affected, such as UN members and Hutu Power enthusiasts. Most talks of the UN throughout the book show them as attempting to provide relief to the massacres but not having enough power or soldiers to enforce the relief agencies efficiently. The book then turns and says that the UN, along with other NGO’s, actually made the situation worse
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course ISS 315 taught by Professor Hussain during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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Rwanda-EC - Steven Sadler ISS 315 Section 7 - Rwanda Extra...

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