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The key to my neighbor's house : seeking justice in Bosnia and Rwanda

Author: Elizabeth Neuffer
Publisher: New York : Picador, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"As genocidal warfare engulfed the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, the international community acted too late to prevent unconscionable violations of human rights in both countries. As these states now attempt to reconstruct their national identities, the surviving victims of genocide struggle to come to terms with a world unhinged.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Elizabeth Neuffer; Elizabeth Neuffer
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Neuffer
ISBN: 0312261268 9780312261269
OCLC Number: 47183510
Description: xix, 492 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Blood ties to blood feuds --
2. The triumph of the underworld --
3. since unhappily we cannot always avoid wars --
4. The land of 1,000 graves --
5. Our enemy is one --
6. No safe havens --
7. Peace without justice --
8. Searching for the truth --
9. Bring me his body --
10. Having clean hands --
11. What a Tutsi woman tastes like --
12. When the victims are the Serbs --
13. A time of reckoning --
14. Justice must be seen to be done --
15. Justice on the ground --
16. Rwandan crimes, Arusha justice --
17. When a tribunal not enough.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Neuffer.
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"As genocidal warfare engulfed the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, the international community acted too late to prevent unconscionable violations of human rights in both countries. As these states now attempt to reconstruct their national identities, the surviving victims of genocide struggle to come to terms with a world unhinged.

Interviewing victims and aggressors, war orphans and war criminals, Serbian militiamen and NATO commanders, Neuffer explores the extent to which genocide erodes a nation's social and political environment, just as it destroys the individual lives of the aggressor's perceived enemies. She argues persuasively that only by achieving justice for these people can domestic and international organizations hope to achieve lasting peace in regions destroyed by fratricidal warfare."--Pub. desc.

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