Voted the Best Book on Africa by Foreign Affairs and Outstanding Academic Title in 2004 by Choice. Conspiracy to Murder is a gripping account of the most appalling event of the late 20th century: the Rwandan genocide of 1994. Linda Melvern's damning indictment of almost all the key figures and institutions involved only serves to sharpen the horror of a tragedy that could have been avoided. Fully updated, this new edition includes an in-depth account of the genocide trials at the International Criminal Tribunal.
Linda Melvern is a widely published investigative journalist. She is an Honorary Fellow of the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, and was a consultant to the Military One prosecution team at the International Criminal Tribunal on Rwanda. Her previous books include The Ultimate Crime and A People Betrayed.