Rwandan killers, again

There were two kinds of rapists.  Some took the girls and used them as wives until the end, even on the flight to Congo; they took advantage of the situation to sleep with prettified Tutsis and in exchange showed them a little bit of consideration.  Others caught them just to fool around with, for having sex and drinking; they raped for a little while and then handed them over to be killed right afterward.  There were no orders from the authorities.  The two kinds were free to do as they pleased.

Of course a great number didn’t do that, had no taste for it or respect for such misbehaving.  Most said it was not proper, to mix together fooling around and killing.

That is from Jean Hatzfeld’s Machete Season: The Killers in Rwanda Speak.  Here is my previous post about the book.


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