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The devil came on horseback: [bearing witness to the genocide in Darfur]

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Former United States Marine Brian Steidle served for six months in Darfur as an unarmed military observer for the African Union. There he witnessed first-hand the ongoing genocide, and documented every day of his experience using email, audio journals, notebook after notebook and nearly 1,000 photographs. Gretchen Steidle Wallace, his sister, who wrote this book with Brian, corresponded with him throughout his time in Darfur. Fired upon, taken hostage, a witness to villages destroyed and people killed, frustrated by his mission's limitations and the international community's reluctance to intervene, Steidle resigned and has since become an advocate for the world to step in and stop this genocide.

The Devil Came on Horseback depicts the tragic impact of an Arab government bent on destroying its black African citizens, the maddening complexity of international inaction in response to blatant genocide, and the awkward, yet heroic transformation of a formerMarine turned humanitarian. It is a gripping and moving memoir that bears witness to atrocities we have too long averted our eyes from, and reveals that the actions of just one committed person have the power to change the world.

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hoopla:MWT10028599eAudiobookAudio BooksUnabridged.EnglishBlackstone Publishing, 2006.1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 59 min.)) : digital.
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subject_facetEthnic conflict -- Sudan -- Darfur
Genocide -- Sudan -- Darfur
Sudan -- History -- Darfur Conflict, 2003-
title_displayThe devil came on horseback :
title_fullThe devil came on horseback : [bearing witness to the genocide in Darfur] [electronic resource] / Brian Steidle and Gretchen Steidle Wallace
title_shortThe devil came on horseback
title_sub[bearing witness to the genocide in Darfur]
topic_facetEthnic conflict
Genocide
History