Night and Hotel Rwanda Similarities

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Night and Hotel Rwanda In the book Night and the movie Hotel Rwanda there are many similarities. They both are based on true stories that actually happened. People in both of these stories that were told by people, there was a race or certain religion that people targeted and killed. This is called Genocide, the planned extermination of an entire national, racial, political, or ethnic group. In both Night and Hotel Rwanda there were mass killings that were more than 800,000 deaths. The first similarity that was in the movie and the book is that there were mass killings. Not only did the Hutu people kill the Tutsi people but the Nazis’ killed the Jews’. The mass killings were well over 500,000 deaths. In the Holocaust, there were 5.59-5.86 million and in the Rwanda Genocide there were 800,000 and 1,000,000 which could be as high as 20% of their population. In the book Night, there was a scene that showed the mass killings that the Nazis’ committed, they shoved all of the people in death camps and lined them up and killed them. In Hotel Rwanda they lined them up and killed them. Another similarity that they share is the cruelty and the heartlessness that they have. Even when the children were begging to have mercy, they still killed them. They showed no remorse in what they did. In Night, the little girls were sent straight into the gas chambers and were killed. The children in Hotel Rwanda were killed if they were Tutsi, killing off the next

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