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Transcript of Romeo Dallaire
He served as a general from 1963 to 2000.
He came to Canada with his mother when he was 6 months old.
He spent his childhood in Montreal.
In 1970 he graduated from the Royal Military College of Canada with a degree in science. Romeo Dallaire helped during the genocide in Rwanda. It began on April 6, 1994, when the Hutus began slaughtering the Tutsis.
The genocide was brought to an end when a major area held by the Tutsis extremist Rwanda force gained control on the 18th on July in 1994.
By this time, there were between 800,000 and 1,171,000 Tutsis and Hutus dead.
This genocide lasted 100 days. Dallaire managed to save over 2000,000 Tutsis and Hutus. What he did The accomplishments that Romeo Dallaire achieved are:
He worked with the United Nations and UNAMIR (United Nations Assistance Mission in Rwanda) during the genocide.
He countless helped those how where struggling in the aftermath of the genocide.
He is now a Canadian senator, a special advisor to the Canadian Government on war affected children.
Dallaire is a member of countless international agencies aganist child labour and child soldiers.
He is a fellow at the Montreal Institute for genocide and human rights studies.
He endorses the genocide intervention network. Accomplishments Romeo Dallaire is a hero because he tried to stop the Rwanda genocide. He tried even when the United Nation refused to help him. He helped until he could no longer help. He is a hero to a lot of people. Since many individuals found his actions admirable, they named a school after him. For the reason being that he is a great role model. Why he is a hero “I know there is a God because in Rwanda I shook hands with the devil. I have seen him, I have smelled him and I have touched him. I know the devil exists and therefore I know there is a God.”
Roméo Dallaire Quotes “Are all humans human? Or are some more human than others?”
Roméo Dallaire “Where you are born should not dictate your potential as a human being.”
Roméo Dallaire Discussion Question Would you have continued to help stop
the Rwanda genocide even without the
United Nations help?