Tag Archives: Rwanda

“Triage” Links

Doctor_James_Orbinski_Toronto_2009Dr. James Orbinski’s book is called An Imperfect Offering: Humanitarian Action for the Twenty-First Century.

Here is the website for Doctors without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières. It’s pretty fascinating, and includes lots of videos from doctors working in the field.

Here they are on Twitter.

Interestingly, Hurricane Sandy triggered the first-ever DWB/MSF relief effort within the United States.

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More Rwanda Links

Here are the links I was talking about in class. Here is Fergal Keane’s BBC report about the Nyarubuye massacre. And here is the story of Gitera Rwamuhuzi, who took part in the attacks. Also, you may recall that in Hotel Rwanda, when Paul is on the phone with the owner of the hotel, he says that the French arm and support the Hutu government. Well, here is a story from 2006 that discusses the subsequent breakdown between France and Rwanda. Oh, and here’s the reference to Plato’s “Leontius,” which Gourevitch made in the excerpt we read.