Never Forget? What the Holocaust Doesn't Tell Us About Rwanda

The Kigali memorial museum links the Holocaust and the Rwandan genocide in a macabre genealogy of mass murder. But is this a valid or helpful comparison?

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Today marks twenty years since the start of the brutal murders of about 800,000 people in Rwanda, carnage that unfolded in a matter of months. We’d like to believe it took us by surprise, but there is just too...