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 across the world acclaimed writer Slavenka Drakulic as she units out to appreciate the folk at the back of the awful crimes dedicated in the course of the battle that tore aside Yugoslavia within the Nineties. Drawing on firsthand observations of the pains, in addition to on different resources, Drakulic portrays many of the contributors accused of homicide, rape, torture, ordering executions, and extra in the course of probably 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 warfare crimes; and Ratko Mladic, now in hiding. With readability and emotion, Drakulic paints a wrenching portrait of a rustic needlessly torn aside.