Petit pays

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When Nyamugari, an adolescent mute, attempts to ask a young woman in rural Burundi for directions to an appropriate place to relieve himself, his gestures are mistaken as premeditation for rape To the young woman s community, his fleeing confirms his guilt, setting off a chain reaction of pursuit,

This Voice in My Heart: A Runner's Memoir of Genocide, Faith, and Forgiveness

Gilbert Tuhabonye is a survivor More than ten years ago, he lay buried under a pile of burning bodies The centuries old battle between Hutu and Tutsi tribes had come to Gilbert s school Fueled by hatred, the Hutus forced than a hundred Tutsi children and teachers into a small room and used m

The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After

Clemantine Wamariya was six years old when her mother and father began to speak in whispers, when neighbors began to disappear, and when she heard the loud, ugly sounds her brother said were thunder In 1994, she and her fifteen year old sister, Claire, fled the Rwandan massacre and spent the next

Dancing in the Glory of Monsters: The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa

At the heart of Africa is Congo, a country the size of Western Europe, bordering nine other nations, that since 1996 has been wracked by a brutal and unstaunchable war in which millions have died And yet, despite its epic proportions, it has received little sustained media attention In this deeply