James Orbinski and humanitarianism

James OrbinskiI first met Dr. James Orbinski in 2004, at a special screening of Hotel Rwanda, sponsored by Massey College. All I knew is that he had been president of Medecins sans Frontières (Doctors without borders) and had been in Rwanda when the genocide happened. When stood in front of the movie theatre after the screening, I remember being shocked at how young he looked for someone who had done so much and then deeply moved by his honesty, candour, and outrage of the crimes he witnessed. And he has witnessed many.

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