"The Betrayal of Srebrenica" by Ms. Bianca Jagger, - Book Report/Review Example

Only on StudentShare

Extract of sample
"The Betrayal of Srebrenica" by Ms. Bianca Jagger,

A piquant dimension in this genocide is that the UNPROFOR, the very force brought-in to protect the Bosnian people, stood witness and, even worse, conspired and participated in the annihilation of Bosnian Muslims, even as the world turned a blind eye towards the killings. This dissertation reviews two important articles of Ms. Bianca Jagger, "The Betrayal of Srebrenica," in The European, 15th Sep'95 - 1st Oct '95. Ms. Jagger is an honoured member of the Amnesty International, and has over two decades of work on human rights, in various places around the globe, from Nicaragua to Northern Ireland, gathering facts and details and producing reports on issues of human rights (Sells, 2005).
Summary: Jagger's article begins with an account of the background of the massacre in which, about 8000, men, women and children, mostly civilians, were mercilessly killed at the hands of Bosnian Serbs in a short period of 4 days. Jagger refers to the United Nations Security Council Resolution 819, which was passed in April 1993, establishing Srebrenica as a "safe area" after a previous episode of brutality. ...
Download paper


Introduction: Raphael Lemkin (1900-1959), a Polish Jewish legal scholar, coined the word 'Genocide' in 1943, from the roots genos (Greek for family, tribe or race) and -cide (Latin - occidere, to massacre), (Wikipedia, 2005). A post-war genocide the shook the entire European nations and the world alike is the Genocide of the Bosnian Muslims in the six year period from 1990-1996…
Author : nestor82

Related Essays

The Tempest
For others, it is a source of information about the times we live in and those that preceded ours. It provides us with a historical context for certain events that we witness, it educates us and it sometimes informs our opinions about our world. It is exactly this duality in The Tempest that literary theorists have been grappling with for the past two decades.
2 pages (502 words) Essay
Niccol Machiavelli's The Prince
Even though his personal life was beyond reproach, he was considered to be devious, cunning, fraud, corrupt due to this work for centuries. His writings were dominated by the realistic conception of politics and the work of any ruler. Only one book that could be compared with The Prince, was written in Sanskrit by a Minister of Mourya Dynasty, whose name was Kautilya (also called Chanakya) and the book is Arthashastra. Apart from this, The Prince remained unparalleled.
10 pages (2510 words) Book Report/Review
"The Crucible"
It is important to note that betrayal is not the common feature of human's personality, so Miller identify the causes and events that push friends or neighbors to betray each other, especially if their actions will cause the death of another person. Miller identifies and vividly portrays the inner nature and morals of people involved in the trials which heated human's envy and baseness.
4 pages (1004 words) Essay
The Kite Runner and The English Patient
The essay is focusing on the lives of the two characters, laying the arguments on the acts, scenes, as well as the sins which are committed by the characters in the works, and how they reflect any past events or behaviors which help in shaping them.
5 pages (1255 words) Book Report/Review
Got a tricky question? Receive an answer from students like you! Try us!