The Shallow Graves of Rwanda

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I.B.Tauris, 2000 - Political Science - 228 pages
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This book is a unique account of the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative in Rwanda in the mid-1990s. Shaharyar M. Khan's tenure began in the immediate aftermath of the downing of President Habarimana's plane on April 6, 1994 and the massacres that followed. Khan details his encounters with soldiers and politicians, victims and survivors, perpetrators of the massacres, and humanitarian relief efforts. This book reveals how the UN works on the ground and at headquarters.
 

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Contents

June July 1994 Arrival at the scene of genocide
9
A vision of hell
32
August September 1994 The international
50
October December 1994 Persuading refugees
68
January April 1995 Signs of tension with UNAMIR
91
April June 1995 The Rwandan governments
104
July September 1995 The UN SecretaryGenerals
129
September November 1995 Attempts to reconcile
159
December 1995 April 1996 The equipment issue
177
What went wrong?
196
Lessons drawn from peacekeeping in Rwanda
209
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Shaharyar M. Khan is a distinguished international diplomat and currently Pakistan's Ambassador to France.

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