SALE EXTENDED! 40% off all available books with code PENN-SUMMER24 through Tuesday, June 18!


The Witnesses–Now in Paperback

The Witnesses: War Crimes and the Promise of Justice in The Hague

Eric Stover

248 pages | 6 x 9

Cloth 2005 | ISBN 978-0-8122-3890-7 | $59.95 | £39.00

Paper 2007 | ISBN 978-0-8122-1994-4 | $19.95 | £13.00

A volume in the Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights series

The WitnessesNamed "Book of the Year in Human Rights" by the American Political Science Association

"Stover’s important study illuminates new terrain and provides a valuable tool for evaluating and improving the performance of the international human rights courts that emerged in the 1990s. . . . Highly recommended."–Choice

The Witnesses presents findings from the first study of victim-witnesses who have testified before an international war crimes tribunal. Witnesses describe their family tragedies, their moral duty to testify on behalf of the dead, their courtroom encounters with the accused, their aspirations for justice, and their disappointments.

Read more . . .

Book reviewers: to request a press copy, contact Ellen Trachtenberg.

Educators: to request an exam copy for course use consideration, click here.