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Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Roméo Dallaire

  • Release Date: Sep 12, 2004
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 31 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Culture & Society, History, Military & War, Politics & Government, Social Issues, Tragedies & Catastrophes
  • Director:Peter Raymont

Synopsis

In 1994, long-simmering civil unrest in the African nation of Rwanda -- where ruling officials belonging to the Hutu group were challenged by the Tutsi-led Rwandese Patriotic Front -- was threatening to erupt into widespread violence when the United Nations sent a peace-keeping force to the nation, which was ordered to enforce a treaty that would halt the fighting between the two factions. However, when it quickly became obvious that the treaty was, for practical purposes, a sham, Lt. Gen. Roméo...more

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