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Book - The Silence
Gilles Peress
Gilles Peress, renowned for his acclaimed "Farewell to Bosnia", continues his project "Hate Thy Brother" in this book, "The Silence", which concerns itself with the class war in Rwanda. As one of the most brutal and inhumane occurrences of the twentieth century, the atrocities that occurred in Rwanda in 1994 went virtually unnoticed by the Western world. Peress challenged previous photo-documentation with this book, and spares nothing. It is one of the most harrowing collections of photographs ever published, and is impossible to experience it with the detachment of a historian. Peress says of...

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RWANDA. 1994. The killing fields. Rwanda is beginning to look...
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TANZANIA. 1994. Rwandan refugee camp, in th region of Ngara,...
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RWANDA. April, 1994.
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ZAIRE. Goma. 1994. Near the border of Rwanda.
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RWANDA. 1994. Baptismal records of a parish church in Nyarubuye...
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RWANDA. 1994. Clothing was all that remained of this Rwandan...
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AFRICA. Rwanda. Nyamata. 1994. Photo-album found at a massacre...
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RWANDA. 1994. Hutus living in this house scrawled their ethnicty...
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RWANDA. April, 1994.
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RWANDA. 1994. Tutsi corpses litter the floor of a classroom at...
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RWANDA. 1994. The corpses of refugees litter the floor of a classroom...
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RWANDA. Gitarama. A victim of tribal violence. 1994.
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RWANDA. 1994.
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RWANDA. 1994. The body of a slain looter on the ground in front...
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AFRICA. Rwanda. Kabgayi. April, 1994. Massacre site. Looters...
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RWANDA. 1994. Clothing and bleached bones were all that remained...
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RWANDA. 1994. The remains of Rwandan refugees who were slaughtered...
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RWANDA. Nyarubuye. 1994. Bodies of Rwandan refugees killed at...
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RWANDA. Nyarubuye. 1994. Bodies of tutsi massacred by Hutu militia...
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RWANDA. Nyarubuye. 1994. The Nyarubuye massacre site.
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RWANDA. Nyarubuye. 1994. A victim of tribal violence. Over 1000...
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RWANDA. 1994. Clothing and bleached bones were all that remained...
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RWANDA. April, 1994.
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RWANDA. Kabgayi. 1994. Hospital near a concentration camp.
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RWANDA. 1994.
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RWANDA. April, 1994.
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RWANDA. April, 1994.
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RWANDA. April, 1994.
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RWANDA. April, 1994.
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RWANDA. April, 1994. Refugee camp.
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RWANDA. 1994. Two children are among 30,000 Tutsi refugees confined...
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RWANDA. April, 1994.
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RWANDA. Kabgayi. 1994. A seminary surrounded by Hutu civilian...
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RWANDA. 1994. Young children are among the most vulnerable at...
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RWANDA. 1994. Bodies of Rwandan refugees killed at the parish...
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RWANDA. April, 1994.
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RWANDA. Kabgayi. 1994. Seminary where 30,000 Tutsi refugees sought...
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RWANDA. 1994. At the base of Rosumo falls, some of the hundreds...
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Rwandan refugees. 1994.
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Rwandan refugees. 1994.
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TANZANIA. April, 1994
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TANZANIA. 1994. Rwandan refugee camp, in the region of Ngara,...
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TANZANIA. 1994. Rwandan refugee camp in the Ngara region, near...
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TANZANIA. 1994. Rwandan refugee camp, in the region of Ngara,...
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Rwandan refugee camp. 1994.
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Rwandan refugees. 1994.
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TANZANIA. 1994. Rwandan refugee camp in the Ngara region, near...
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TANZANIA. 1994. Rwandan refugees.
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