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The Key to My Neighbor s House

The Key to My Neighbor s House Author Elizabeth Neuffer
ISBN-10 9781250082718
Release 2015-04-21
Pages 544
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Interviewing war criminals and their victims, Neuffer explains, through the voices of people she follows over the course of a decade, how genocide erodes a nation's social and political environment. Her characters' stories and their competing notions of justice-from searching for the bodies of loved ones, to demanding war crime trials, to seeking bloody revenge-convinces readers that crimes against humanity cannot be resolved by simple talk of forgiveness,or through the more common recourse to forgetfulness.



The Key to My Neighbour s House

The Key to My Neighbour s House Author Elizabeth Neuffer
ISBN-10 0747558159
Release 2003
Pages 492
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From her vantage point as a reporter directly covering the reality and aftermath of genocide in Bosnia and Rwanda, Elizabeth Neuffer tells the story of two parallel journeys toward justice in each country - that of the international war crime tribunals, and that of the people left behind.



Hiding in Plain Sight

Hiding in Plain Sight Author Eric Stover
ISBN-10 9780520278059
Release 2016-04-12
Pages 504
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"Hiding in Plain Sight tells the story of the global effort to apprehend the world's most wanted fugitives. Beginning with the flight of an estimated thirty thousand Nazi war criminals after the Second World War, then moving on to the question of justice following the recent Balkan wars and the Rwandan genocide, and ending with the establishment of the International Criminal Court and America's pursuit of suspected terrorists in the aftermath of 9/11, the book explores the range of diplomatic and military strategies--both successful and unsuccessful--that states and international courts have adopted to pursue and capture war crimes suspects. It is a story fraught with broken promises, backroom politics, ethical dilemmas, and daring escapades--all in the name of international justice and human rights. In this exhaustively researched and compelling written work of political and judicial history, the authors argue that while the legal and operational regimes needed to apprehend and deliver suspected war criminals to justice are largely in place, the political will on the part of states to make arrests happen in a consistent and apolitical manner remains elusive. And until this situation is rectified, murderers will get away with murder, and torturers will retire with pensions"--Provided by publisher.



Some Kind of Justice

Some Kind of Justice Author Diane Orentlicher
ISBN-10 9780190882280
Release 2018-03-30
Pages 352
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Through an in-depth case study, Some Kind of Justice offers fresh insights about two questions now the subject of robust debate: What goals can we plausibly assign to international criminal tribunals? What factors determine the impact of distant courts on societies that have seen vicious violence? The book offers a timely and original account of how an international war crimes tribunal affects local communities, and the factors that shape its changing impact over time. It explores the influence of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), launched in 1993 by the UN Security Council at the height of ethnic conflict accompanying the breakup of Yugoslavia, in two countries directly affected by its work. One, Bosnia-Herzegovina, experienced soaring levels of ethnic violence, culminating in the 1995 genocide in Srebrenica. The wartime government of the other country, Serbia, plunged the region into conflict. Scheduled to close at the end of 2017, the ICTY is the longest-running war crimes tribunal in history, and thus offers an incomparably rich case study of how a Nuremberg-inspired tribunal influences societies emerging from ruinous violence.



Forgetting Children Born of War

Forgetting Children Born of War Author Charli Carpenter
ISBN-10 9780231522304
Release 2010-06-01
Pages 304
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Sexual violence and exploitation occur in many conflict zones, and the children born of such acts face discrimination, stigma, and infanticide. Yet the massive transnational network of organizations working to protect war-affected children has, for two decades, remained curiously silent on the needs of this vulnerable population. Focusing specifically on the case of Bosnia-Herzegovina, R. Charli Carpenter questions the framing of atrocity by human rights organizations and the limitations these narratives impose on their response. She finds that human rights groups set their agendas according to certain grievances-the claims of female rape victims or the complaints of aggrieved minorities, for example-and that these concerns can overshadow the needs of others. Incorporating her research into a host of other conflict zones, Carpenter shows that the social construction of rights claims is contingent upon the social construction of wrongs. According to Carpenter, this pathology prevents the full protection of children born of war.



A Biographical Encyclopedia of Contemporary Genocide Portraits of Evil and Good

A Biographical Encyclopedia of Contemporary Genocide  Portraits of Evil and Good Author Paul R. Bartrop
ISBN-10 9780313386794
Release 2012-07-06
Pages 403
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This book documents the devastating effects of genocide in the world's most destructive human environments since the end of World War II and explores why such events still occur.



The Arrogance of American Power

The Arrogance of American Power Author Nancy Snow
ISBN-10 0742553744
Release 2007
Pages 249
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Looks at anti-Americanism, the questioning and dissent at the heart of democracy as well as US propaganda and how US administrations and media often focus on projecting a better image rather than addressing the issues behind why the US image is so poor.



The Thin Justice of International Law

The Thin Justice of International Law Author Steven R. Ratner
ISBN-10 9780191009112
Release 2015-01-15
Pages 500
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In a world full of armed conflict and human misery, global justice remains one of the most compelling missions of our time. Understanding the promises and limitations of global justice demands a careful appreciation of international law, the web of binding norms and institutions that help govern the behaviour of states and other global actors. This book provides a new interdisciplinary approach to global justice, one that integrates the work and insights of international law and contemporary ethics. It asks whether the core norms of international law are just, appraising them according to a standard of global justice derived from the fundamental values of peace and the protection of human rights. Through a combination of a careful explanation of the legal norms and philosophical argument, Ratner concludes that many international law norms meet such a standard of justice, even as distinct areas of injustice remain within the law and the verdict is still out on others. Among the subjects covered in the book are the rules on the use of force, self-determination, sovereign equality, the decision making procedures of key international organizations, the territorial scope of human rights obligations (including humanitarian intervention), and key areas of international economic law. Ultimately, the book shows how an understanding of international law's moral foundations will enrich the global justice debate, while exposing the ethical consequences of different rules.



Female Genocidaires during the Rwandan Genocide When women kill

Female Genocidaires during the Rwandan Genocide  When women kill Author Leila Fielding
ISBN-10 9783954895670
Release 2014-02-01
Pages 65
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Victimisation of women in times of war, genocide or mass slaughter has been the primary focus of the majority of explorations concerning gender and conflict. Traditionally, women are espoused as victims, at the mercy of male killers, and therefore subordinate. The notoriety of brutal, horrific, and incomprehensible sexual crimes against women in times of genocide has ensured that reluctance in addressing female accountability has plagued this debate. While examinations of these atrocities are imperative and indispensable in facilitating reconciliation, both psychological and social, this one-sided representation has led to a misunderstanding of the dynamic roles which women play during genocide. Whether supportive, active or auxiliary roles, women have been a vital component in endorsing, and sanctioning genocidal violence in history. In Rwanda, some women not only provided assistance and encouragement to Hutu men but, also perpetrated the attacks, and incited rape. The suffering of female victims cannot be fully understood without a consideration of the extensive nature of the perpetrators, both male and female. Moreover, quite the opposite of diminishing the value and significance of the victimisation of women, any examination which focuses on female agency re-balances the scales of gender inequality, and consequently serves to empower women. Women should not be portrayed solely as victims. Women in the Rwandan genocide were victims and perpetrators, agents and symbols. Gender expectations which propagate the superiority of men, both during and after conflict are detrimental to the reconstruction of post-genocide gender identities.



African Affairs

African Affairs Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39076002446701
Release 2004
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African Affairs has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from African Affairs also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full African Affairs book for free.



Law Text Terror

Law  Text  Terror Author Ian Ward
ISBN-10 9780521519571
Release 2009-04-16
Pages 199
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Ian Ward places contemporary political and jurisprudential responses to terrorism within a broader literary, cultural and historical context.



Restorative Justice for Niger Delta

Restorative Justice for Niger Delta Author Kekong Bisong
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105134451298
Release 2009
Pages 212
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This book examines restorative justice as an emerging conflict prevention, management, and resolution mechanism that could benefit the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. The book examines restorative justice in its various dimensions from criminal law through legal anthropology. It focuses on both the remote and proximate causes of the Niger Delta conflicts. A central thesis is maintained that environmental conflict in Nigeria and recent disturbances in the region are the outcome of desperate attitudes on the part of the marginalized, due to legislative and legal manipulations. The book also reexamines natural resources specifically as causes of conflicts and how poverty alleviation could be an essential contributing factor in conflict management. The book includes material on the application of restorative justice in response to conflict prevention, management, and resolution.



Hybrid Justice

Hybrid Justice Author Douglas Christopher Merlino
ISBN-10 UCAL:C3491631
Release 2004
Pages 156
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Human Rights Democracy and Restorative Justice

Human Rights  Democracy and Restorative Justice Author
ISBN-10 NWU:35556038663423
Release 2004
Pages 230
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Genocide in Rwanda

Genocide in Rwanda Author Carol Rittner
ISBN-10 1557788375
Release 2004
Pages 319
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In 1994, genocide put Rwanda on the map for most of the world. It also exposed one of the most shameful scandals of the Rwandan churches-the complicity of the Christian churches in the genocide. Rwanda is the most Christian country in Africa. More than 90% of its people are baptized Christians, with the Roman Catholic and Anglican Churches having the greatest number of adherents. According to Archbishop Desmond Tutu: "The story of Rwanda shows both sides of our humanity. The churches were sometimes quite superb in what they did in the face of intimidation and at great cost to themselves. But there were other times when Ýthey ̈ failed dismally and seemed to be implicated in ways that have left many disillusioned, disgruntled and angry." Genocide In Rwanda provides a variety of perspectives through which to assess the complex questions and issues surrounding the topic, and, even raise some new questions that could provide some new insight into this historical event. They are questions we must ask - otherwise, how can the Church begin to make moral restitution, change structures and behaviors, and once again reveal the human face of God in our fragile world?



What justice for Rwanda

What justice for Rwanda Author Min Reuchamps
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105132792859
Release 2008
Pages 26
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A Thousand Hills

A Thousand Hills Author Stephen Kinzer
ISBN-10 UOM:39015077604760
Release 2008-06-03
Pages 400
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A Thousand Hills: Rwanda's Rebirth and the Man Who Dreamed It is the story of Paul Kagame, a refugee who, after a generation of exile, found his way home. Learn about President Kagame, who strives to make Rwanda the first middle-income country in Africa, in a single generation. In this adventurous tale, learn about Kagame’s early fascination with Che Guevara and James Bond, his years as an intelligence agent, his training in Cuba and the United States, the way he built his secret rebel army, his bloody rebellion, and his outsized ambitions for Rwanda.