Rwanda: 800,000 Dead in 100 DaysLast Updated on 2010-03-08 00:00:00
After the Holocaust, The world agreed: "Never Again" ... Never Again would we fail to act to prevent such atrocities to men, women, and children, anywhere in the world.
Romeo Dallaire knew he could have stopped the 1994 slaughter in Rwanda. As the United Nations Military Commander in Rwanda at the time, he said he needed only 5,500 United Nations troops to stop the horrendous violence and nationwide terror. The United States could have made the difference, working with the UN to do exactly what the UN was intended to do, rather than pull UN peacekeepers out, thereby abandoning 800,000 Rwandans and their loved ones to their tragic, brutal deaths, maiming, and unspeakable horror.“[T]he international community, through an inept UN mandate and what can only be described as indifference, self-interest and racism, aided and abetted these crimes against... More »
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