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Journalist to discuss search for justice in Bosnia and Rwanda, Feb. 4

Award-winning journalist Elizabeth Neuffer will present a public lecture titled Seeking Justice in Bosnia and Rwanda at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, in Bowl 1, Robertson Hall.

Neuffer, a foreign correspondent for The Boston Globe, is the author of The Key to My Neighbors House: Seeking Justice in Bosnia and Rwanda. In the recently published book, she tells the stories of the people affected by the tragedies in these two countries, focusing primarily on the victims and their search for justice.

Neuffer was awarded the SAIS-Novartis Prize for Excellence in International Journalism in 1997 for a 10-part series of articles on war crimes in Bosnia and Rwanda. In 1998, she won the International Women's Media Foundation's Courage in Journalism Award. She was selected to be an Edward R. Murrow Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations in 1998-1999.

Most recently, Neuffer has been reporting from Kabul, Afghanistan. Earlier in her career, she reported from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Iraq during the Gulf War and from the Soviet Union during Gorbachevs resignation. She was the The Globes European bureau chief based in Berlin, Germany, from 1984 to 1988.

Her lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs  Office of External Affairs. Click here to read the full news release.

Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601

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