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Forsaken Cries: The Story of Rwanda

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Video; Streaming Video; Online
Summary
In 1994, close to one million people were killed in a planned and systematic genocide in the African country of Rwanda, the largest systematic murder of a single race since the Holocaust. How did this carnage occur when the world declared after WWII that it would never tolerate such mass murder again? Who was responsible? Why did the international community fail to respond? This sensitively filmed documentary attempts to answer these questions.. Forsaken Cries incorporates historical footage of the colonial period, interviews with survivors and analyses of key issues including: international law; history of the Great Lakes region; failure of the international community, US policy and NGOs; the refugee crisis; women's human rights violations; and the war crimes tribunal.. This is a case study of the horrendous consequences of neglecting preventive diplomacy..
Release Date
1997
Run Time
35 min.
Language
In English
Notes
  • In Process Record.
  • Title from title frames.
  • Film
Published
The Video Project, 1997.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2016.
Recording Info
Originally produced by The Video Project in 1997.
Publisher no.
1175567 Kanopy
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1 online resource (streaming video file) (35 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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