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Countdown to Justice

By Pinar Cil Reflections on the role of the ICTY, now nearing the end of its mandate “The dead cannot cry out for justice. It is a duty of the … Continue reading

August 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

My Country Still At War

By Ammar Zeljković My parents never told me about the war, but still I knew that it had happened. The people with whom I grew up, their parents talked about … Continue reading

August 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Can one compare Bosnia and Lebanon?

By Emily Walter ‘One morning we were drinking coffee and eating baklava with our neighbours. That same afternoon we were fleeing our homes, frantically gathering any valuable possessions and running … Continue reading

August 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sarajevo: A Paradox Embodied

By Pembroke King While in Sarajevo, I was speaking with a fellow GYC delegate about the analogy of a city to a human body. Metropolitan areas are often seen as … Continue reading

August 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

In separateness, a quiet anger grows

By Yumna Mohamed I come from an angry country. Like many of my fellow South Africans, this anger surprised me when it started to surface in the past five years … Continue reading

August 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

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