Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 February 2017

184 Pages | 12 maps

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526115515

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Humanitarian Aid, Genocide and Mass Killings

Médecins Sans Frontières, the Rwandan Experience, 1982-97

Jean-Hervé Bradol and Marc Le Pape

Published by Manchester University Press

Humanitarianism Key Debates and New Approaches MUP

  • Provides a harrowing account of the events during genocide and mass killings in Rwanda in neighboring countries in the 1990s
  • Reports through the eyes of humanitarian field teams members about what is a highly polarized historiography
  • Based on Médecins Sans Frontières' unpublished archives from field missions and headquarters
  • Aids understanding of the complexity and main negative side effects of humanitarian action in extreme crisis