The Key to My Neighbour's House

The Key to My Neighbour's House : Searching for Justice in Bosnia and Rwanda

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From her unique vantage point as a reporter directly covering the reality and aftermath of genocide in Bosnia and Rwanda, award-winning journalist Elizabeth Neuffer tells the compelling story of two parallel journeys toward justice in each country - that of the international war crime tribunals, and that of the people left behind. In a book packed with devastating stories, including those of victims and perpetrators, forensic experts and tribunal judges, two provide the double backbone of the book's narrative: Hasan Nuhanovic, a Bosnian muslim whose determination to discover the fate of his family lost at Srebrenica, sees him mature over the years from a gangling youth to a man with the authority to testify before Congress; and, Witness JJ, a Tutsi woman of staggering courage who overcomes her modesty and the dictates of her culture to testify about the rapes that are classified as war crimes.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 512 pages
  • 153 x 234mm | 930g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 074755353X
  • 9780747553533

About Elizabeth Neuffer

Elizabeth Neuffer won the Courage in Journalism award and was an Edward R. Murrow Fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations. She is currently a reporter for The Boston Globe and lives in New York City.
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