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Refugees, Belgrade

-You can’t tell who is craziest: the refugees, the police or those women, said a local shopkeeper.  He made a cross over his chest, to express his sincere Serbian bewilderment. He had just witnessed ten shabby Afghan and Syrian refugees … Continue reading

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The Humanisation of Crime

At first we had the “globalisation of balkanisation,” when balkan-style failed-state wars became global after September 11. The modern trend, though, is the “balkanisation of globalisation.”  The failed world order gets divided up by barbed wire into mentally gated communities, … Continue reading

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We are all Refugees

In English, in FrenchOnce I was a refugee, too.  During the fall of former Yugoslavia, I visited many refugees camps all over the war-torn region.   I edited a book of  refugee stories. Every war is different, so we should … Continue reading

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