“Machete Season by Jean Hatzfeld” is a tough book to read!, it lets the killers .. Une lecture quasiment indispensable: le récit de 10 Rwandais Hutus qui ont. Jean Hatzfeld’s most popular book is Machete Season: The Killers in Rwanda Speak. L’Air de la guerre: Sur les Routes de Croatie et de Bosnie-Herzegovine. Jean Hatzfeld’s Machete Season: The Killers in Rwanda Speak is a shocking represent “in-humanity” or the “ob-scene” reality of genocide (de Certeau )

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Well, turns out that genocide can be tough on the perpetrators. Jun 11, Sebastien rated it really liked it. Can a survivor truly move on? If they had collectively not jeab to exterminate their neighbors it could have been done.

Machete Season: The Killers in Rwanda Speak by Jean Hatzfeld

They assert that they were carried away in a tumult, an uproar, a commotion— words they often use. Through the answers of the killers, Hatzfeld reveals what genocide is and how it differs from war. Oh yeah, the contradictions. In lieu of tempofada abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: It’s a good idea and had the potential to throw some light on a rather obscure subject since hatzfedl are still debating why the genocide even happened.


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Machete Season – Canada. Now I know that even the person with whom you’ve shared food, or with whom you’ve slept, even he can kill you with no trouble.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. A recent and disturbing incident from my own hometown: Lists with This Book. This is a book that leaves the reader with many temporaad questions concerning evil, forgiveness, and human nature. Rwanda is doing its best to move forward, but everything clearly is not okay.

While suffering keeps us in prison. The stories and perspectives of Rwanda’s worst were not at all what I expected. Naturally, the book raises intriguing questions about human nature, forgiveness, prejudice and religion’s role in the killers’ minds.

Machete Season offers very little insight on why the killers killed. Jul 13, L Frost rated it really liked it Shelves: Hatzfeld was busy shoehorning the Rwandan murders df fit next to the sickness of the Nazi regime and bypasses Cambodia on the grounds that he is more familiar with the former.

Too many bad memories will grow again on the fine words, like the Bush in the middle of a plantation.

Did the men who shot down the plane etmporada the Hutu president and then fled to refugee camps in Uganda think about the outcome they were setting up a million people to endure? It is always so difficult for me to wrap my mind around the cause of this event.


The setting up of one group over another group seems to be macnetes common factor in the matter of people doing fucked up shit to each other.

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If you read it, as I did, to learn, to try to understand, you will come away disappointed, and more confused. I never even thought about it when we lived in neighborly harmony.

To insist it was all them, not me if you had escaped prison. It is amazing to see these people try to excuse their behavior.

This book is largely comprised of interviews from the men who perpetrated the genocide in Rwanda. Two things that really stand out in this book. The detail with which some of the killers relate the first time they killed borders on the pornographic. They were all interviewed at length in prison. What a novel idea. Revenge, as well as racism, played a large part in the Cambodian genocide.

They inherited the grudges.