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Seeking Freedom Among Ruins: A Narrative of the Life and Work of Shukrije Gashi of Kosovo

Seeking Freedom Among Ruins: A Narrative of the Life and Work of Shukrije Gashi of Kosovo

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Shukrije Gashi lives and works in Prishtina, Kosovo, where she is the director of Partners Center for Conflict Management-Kosova, working within local communities to resolve disputes and build consensus on issues affecting civil society. A lawyer, poet and mediator, Gashi has worked throughout her life on issues of human rights and conflict resolution. As a student in the early 1980s, she was imprisoned for two years for her involvement in the struggle for the recognition of Kosovo Albanian rights in the former Yugoslavia.
Shukrije Gashi lives and works in Prishtina, Kosovo, where she is the director of Partners Center for Conflict Management-Kosova, working within local communities to resolve disputes and build consensus on issues affecting civil society. A lawyer, poet and mediator, Gashi has worked throughout her life on issues of human rights and conflict resolution. As a student in the early 1980s, she was imprisoned for two years for her involvement in the struggle for the recognition of Kosovo Albanian rights in the former Yugoslavia.

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Published by: Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice on Jul 28, 2011
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Seeking Freedom Amid Ruins
A Narrative of the Life and Work of Shukrije Gashi of Kosovo
ByJackee BatandaPeace Writer
Edited byEmiko Noma
2006 Women PeaceMakers ProgramJoan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice
 
Table of Contents
 Heading
Page #
Acronyms 4
 Just a Child 
5
 Family History
8
Straining Friendships
10
The Danger of Love Songs
11
 The Key
12
 A Beginning
12
Unrest in Prishtina
14
 Love in Uncertainty
17
 A Small Drop in the Ocean
19
  Living on the Edge
22
 The Final Station
26
Surviving Behind Bars
30
 The Season is Broken
34
 The Voice of Kosovo
37
  Harassment and Frustrations
40
  New Journeys
43
 Fleeing Home
44
  Refugees
47
 Memories Under the Ruins
48
 A Fresh Start 
50
 
2
 
 A Specific Form of Violence
51
 Tradition
55
 Freedom
58
 
Bibliography 593

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