I’ve spent the past few months researching the history of Rwanda for Edwin Sabuhoro’s autobiography, which he has asked me to help him write.
I knew very little about Rwanda; however, I did recall the horrific Genocide of 1994. That was only because one Saturday afternoon, several years ago, I happened on the movie Hotel Rwanda.
As I watched this profoundly disturbing film, I wondered why I had never known anything about the Genocide, also referred to as 100 Days of Slaughter. I pay pretty close attention to the news, yet, I was stunned and shocked by what the film revealed. I recall feeling ashamed that I knew nothing of such a stunning and unimaginable historical event. Yet, after doing my research and writing a short history of Rwanda which will be woven into Edwin’s story, I fully understood my ignorance.
As the genocide took place, it simply…
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