They Would Never Hurt a Fly: War Criminals on Trial in The Hague

By Slavenka Drakulic

"Who have been they? traditional humans such as you or me—or monsters?” asks the world over acclaimed writer Slavenka Drakulic as she units out to appreciate the folk in the back of the awful crimes dedicated in the course of the struggle that tore aside Yugoslavia within the Nineties. Drawing on firsthand observations of the rigors, in addition to on different assets, Drakulic portrays the various contributors accused of homicide, rape, torture, ordering executions, and extra in the course of essentially the most brutal conflicts in Europe within the 20th century, together with former Serbian president Slobodan Miloševic; Radislav Krstic, the 1st to be sentenced for genocide; Biljana Plavšic, the one girl accused of warfare crimes; and Ratko Mladic, now in hiding. With readability and emotion, Drakulic  paints a wrenching portrait of a rustic needlessly torn aside.

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