Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust - A Gathering of Orphans Summary & Analysis

Immaculée Ilibagiza
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A Gathering of Orphans Summary and Analysis

In an effort to complete the genocide, the government was directing the radio stations and verbally encouraging Hutu acts of violence. The government distributed machetes at local gas stations and military personnel were delivering guns and grenades in a door to door fashion. The radio stations could be heard reminding Hutus of their obligation to destroy all Tutsis including children. Rwandan crops were failing, but the genocide remained the government's priority. The Pastor's home was not immune to the weapons distributors. Even though he was a man of God, he was given a rifle. While this appeared frightening, he assured the women that it was only to make his act believable, and he would not use it unless necessary. Because the women could also hear the occasional BBC broadcast from their hiding spot, they felt...

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