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The Devil Came on Horseback: Bearing Witness to the Genocide in Darfur

Paperback. Pub Date: 2008 Pages: 256 Publisher: PublicAffairs This intense vivid. Powerful memoir from the heart of Darfur by a former American soldier who became a military observer for the African Union IS the first extensive on-the- ground account of the genocide in Sudan.Former US Marine ian Steidle served for six months in Darfur as an unarmed military observer for the African Union. There he witnessed first-hand the on-going genocide. and documented every day of his experience using email . audio journals. notebook after notebook and nearly 1000 photographs. Gretchen Steidle Wallace. his sister and co-author. 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 bec...


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