"Yes, the women and men who constitute Nonviolent Peaceforce’s field teams in Sri Lanka, the Philippines, and South Sudan are heroic, because they join knowing what they will face. But it is their training, and a century of accumulated experience with nonviolent techniques, that makes them effective."
Civilian peacekeeper who saved over 1,200 people during the Rwandan genocide. His story is chronicled in his autobiography "An Ordinary Man" and was featured in the movie "Hotel Rwanda".
Rwanda and Great Lakes Region of Africa
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