We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families
  • Release Date : 12 February 2015
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Genre : Political Science
  • Pages : 122 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781447275275
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Download or read book entitled We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families by author: Philip Gourevitch which was release on 12 February 2015 and published by Pan Macmillan with total page 122 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. With an introduction by Rory Stewart Winner of the Guardian First Book award, a first-hand account one of the defining outrages of modern history. All at once, as it seemed, something we could have only imagined was upon us - and we could still only imagine it. This is what fascinates me most in existence: the peculiar necessity of imagining what is, in fact, real. In 1994, the Rwandan government orchestrated a campaign of extermination, in which everyone in the Hutu majority was called upon to murder everyone in the Tutsi minority. Close to a million people were slaughtered in a hundred days, and the rest of the world did nothing to stop it. A year later, Philip Gourevitch went to Rwanda to investigate the most unambiguous genocide since Hitler's war against the Jews. Hailed by the Guardian as one of the hundred greatest nonfiction books of all time, We Wish To Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families is a first-hand account one of the defining outrages of modern history, an unforgettable anatomy of Rwanda's decimation. As riveting as it is moving, it is a profound reckoning with humanity's betrayal and its perseverance.