De Zayas has uncovered testimony in German and American archives detailing these atrocities, adding a new chapter to the annals of human cruelty. His carefully documented book serves as a reminder that many different peoples have been subjected to ethnic cleansing. (Publishers Weekly
DeZayas's moving plea is that one's home should be a human right. As frontiers once more shift in Eastern Europe, he could hardly have chosen a better moment to deliver it. (The Times (London)
About the Author
Alfred-Maurice de Zayas has been visiting Professor of International Law at the Universities of British Columbia (Vancouver), DePaul (Chicago), Trier (Germany), Institut Universitaire de Hautes Etudes Internationales (Geneva), Académie Internationale de droit constitutionnel (Tunis), and Universidad de Alcala de Henares (Madrid). A retired senior lawyer with the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, he currently teaches full time at the Geneva School of Diplomacy. For fifteen years he was President of the United Nations Society of Writers and today is President of PEN International, Centre Suisse romande.