By Slavenka Drakulic
"Who have been they? usual humans such as you or me—or monsters?” asks across the world acclaimed writer Slavenka Drakulic as she units out to appreciate the folk in the back of the bad crimes dedicated through the conflict that tore aside Yugoslavia within the Nineties. Drawing on firsthand observations of the rigors, in addition to on different resources, Drakulic portrays the various contributors accused of homicide, rape, torture, ordering executions, and extra in the course of 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 single girl accused of battle 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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