The Needs of Others

Human Rights, International Organizations, and Intervention in Rwanda, 1994

By Kelly McFall

Approx. 164 pp., 8 x 10, 1 map, 4 tables, appends., notes, bibl

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-7068-3
    Published: July 2022
  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-4696-7232-8
    Published: July 2022

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The Needs of Others is set at the UN in 1994, where diplomats learn of violence in Rwanda. Representing UN ambassadors, human rights organizations, journalists, and public opinion leaders, students wrestle with difficult questions based on an unsteady trickle of information: Should the UN peacekeeping mission be withdrawn or strengthened? Is the fighting in Rwanda a civil war or something else? Does the UN have an obligation to intervene?

About the Author

Kelly McFall is professor of history at Newman University.
For more information about Kelly McFall, visit the Author Page.