Laryssa Kondracki’s film ‘The Whistleblower’ drew attention to the abuses by UN peacekeepers in Bosnia and forced the UN to respond. The human rights officer at the time, Madeleine Rees, is now secretary general of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom.
Part 1: Rees describes the political and economic factors behind the situation depicted in the film and some alternatives for the future.
The event recorded at Stanford was part of the Sanela Diane Jenkins International Speaker Series. San Jose Branch of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom meets at the San Jose Peace and Justice Center.