Today's date:
Summer 1999

For a Legal and Moral Marshall Plan in the Balkans

Mary Robinson, the former president of Ireland, is the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Geneva - The Kosovo crisis has been described as many things: as an ethnic war, as a humanitarian catastrophe, as the latest bloodstained piece in the mosaic of Balkan history. It is, above all, a massive human rights crisis that seirously challenges our understanding of the role of human rights in the world.

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