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In one great funnel of humanity, half a million refugees came down the road, all at once. It was Rwanda, November 1996, and those of us there as witnesses were awestruck, not only by the ragged spectacle but also the stakes involved. Among those returning...
Times Staff WriterBig subjects will come in small packages Friday when the American Cinematheque screens the four Academy Award-nominated documentary shorts. The powerful, densely informative films, ranging from 27 to 40 minutes, tell stories from Africa, Asia and the U.S....
Times Staff Writer"I wish I could turn back right now," retired Canadian Lt. Gen. Roméo Dallaire says meaningfully as he looks out the airplane window. "To me it seems like going back into hell." By the end of "Shake Hands With the Devil," the compelling, overwhelming...
Tags: Armed Forces, Paul Kagame, Movies, Television, Massacres
Paul Salopek, who was traveling in Africa to report on the culture and history of the Sahel for National Geographic magazine, was detained by Sudanese authorities and on Aug. 26 charged with espionage in a North Darfur court in El Fashir, Sudan....
Tags: Science, Mexico, Chicago Tribune, Africa, Prosecution
Staff reporterSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Doctors from Spokane and Rwanda are working together to improve health care in that African nation. Teams of surgeons, nurses and other medical professionals from Spokane have traveled to the central African nation in the past...
Times Staff WriterDuring last year's Oscar race, the only topic that was even vaguely controversial was whether it was possible, or fair, for "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" to win all 11 of its nominated categories. (It did.) This year, as if in backlash...
FOR THE TIMESFriday June 4, 1999 Anthony Hopkins may no longer hold the title of World's Greatest English-Speaking Film Actor (the un-Oscared Ian McKellen would seem the better candidate, given Hopkins' recent, careless choices), but he's still a weighty,...
Genocide survivors from across the globe gathered in Rwanda on Sunday to open a conference to share traumas and commemorate massacres they vowed must never be allowed to happen again. Rwandans, Armenians, Jews, Cambodians and Bosnians are among those...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Hate Crimes, Crimes, Massacres, Death
Chicago TribuneBwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda You wake up fast when there's a 400-pound gorilla standing outside your tent. "Ruth!" I called over in something of a whisper-yell to the woman in the tent next to mine. "Ruth! Wake up! There's a gorilla out...
TRIBUNE MOVIE CRITIC3½ stars (out of 4) In "Hotel Rwanda," Don Cheadle gives a phenomenal performance as a real-life hero: Paul Rusesabagina, a quiet, meticulous Rwandan hotel manager who, in the face of chaos and slaughter, became an unlikely savior. In the maelstrom's...
Tribune foreign correspondentThe invalids line their wheelchairs along the edge of the pier, high above the Congo River's swirling, deadly currents, as if about to plunge in. But they are not suicidal. They are in a race. And they must solve an important puzzle: How can they board...
Tags: Travel, Government, Congo, International Organizations, Ethiopia
Times Staff WriterThe evil that men do not only lives after them, it often dwarfs our puny attempts to do good in the world, mocking the very notion of a shared humanity. Who has not felt as Kurtz did in "Heart of Darkness," whispering "The horror, the horror" when...
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