Hope for Rwanda
Conversations with Laure Guilbert and Herve Deguine
Hope for Rwanda by Andre Sibomana
Book Description'This book takes us into hell, into humanity, into the horror of the crime of genocide...The account is forceful, the power of the expression shakes the soul, because it touches the greatest depth of the human being, of humanity. Like the Jewish holocaust, like other genocides, the genocide in Rwanda is of concern to all societies.' Mission de L'Eglise 'Readers of this book have a chance to share [the author's] journey and, as they deepen their understanding of the Rwandan tragedy, to renew their own commitment to the ideals of justice, peace, and reconciliation that fired the spirit of Andre Sibomana.' Alison Des Forges, from the Foreword Andre Sibomana was a remarkable man. A Rwandan Catholic priest, journalist and leading human rights activist, he was one of the very few independent voices to speak out against the abuses perpetrated by past and present governments in Rwanda. Hope for Rwanda is his personal testimony and the first major English-language account of the events surrounding the 1994 genocide in Rwanda by a Rwandan national. Sibomana offers a personal reflection on the issues surrounding the genocide, as well as confronting many of the preconceptions and stereotypes that are evident in the West's portrayal of the genocide. In an acclaimed testimony, Sibomana addresses controversial topics such as the role of the church in the genocide, the failure of the international community to prevent massacres and the human rights record of the new Rwandan government. Despite the inhumanity of the massacres and the endless suffering of the Rwandan people, Sibomana offers a strong vision of hope for the future of his country and for the future of humanity. Hope for Rwanda was published to great acclaim in France. This English edition includes a new postscript which describes the circumstances of Sibomana's death and an updated chronology and additional chapter by the translator which summarises some of the more recent developments in Rwanda. 'For those of us concerned with the brewing violence in our own societies (and where it might lead), for those interested in the politics of contemporary Africa or what happene in small Rwanda in the 1990s,.. for those active in building organizations for human rights and peac, Hope for Rwanda is a crucial, and ultimately inspiring text. ' Peace News
Buy Hope for Rwanda book by Andre Sibomana from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780745315614
Classification: The Holocaust , European history , African history
Format: Paperback (215mm x 135mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Pluto Press
Publisher: Pluto Press
Publish Date: 15-Apr-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
You might also like...
Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death by Otto Dov Kulka
As a child, the distinguished historian the author was sent first to the ghetto of Theresienstadt and then to Auschwitz. As one of the few survivors he has spent much of his life studying Nazism and the Holocaust, but always as a discipline requiring the greatest coldness and objectivity, with his story set to one side. This title tells his story.
In Hiding by Marguerite Quddus
The account of a very young girl in Nazi-occupied France ?illustrated throughout with full-colour paintings by the author ?who must learn to become someone else to survive.
Hunt for the Jews by Jan Grabowski
Judenjagd, hunt for the Jews, was the German term for the organized searches for Jews who, having survived ghetto liquidations and deportations to death camps in Poland in 1942, attempted to hide "on the Aryan side." This book tells the story of the Judenjagd in Dabrowa Tarnowska, a rural county in southeastern Poland.
Judgment Before Nuremberg by Greg Dawson» View more books like these...
From the author of Hiding in the Spotlight, the story of the Kharkov trials, forgotten by history, which sought justice for the thousands killed the Ukraine, a place also overlooked in the annals of the Holocaust
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Hope for Rwanda book by Andre Sibomana and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Andre Sibomana
Andre Sibomana was an outspoken human rights activist, journalist and a Catholic priest. He worked tirelessly for independent investigations into human rights violations in Rwanda. He died in March 1998. Laure Guilbert is a French historian and Herve Deguine is a French journalist. Both are based in France. Carina Tertsakian researches on Central Africa for Amnesty International. Alison Des Forges works for the human rights organization Human Rights Watch, based in New York .
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
© 2003-2014. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.