1 November 2002

Nowhere to Run, No Place to Hide

Roberta Cohen

Roberta Cohen is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and co-director of its Project on Internal Displacement. She is also Senior Adviser to the Representative of the U.N. Secretary-...

Until recently the internally displaced were the exclusive responsibility of their own governments. They could be deported, starved to death, or exterminated while the international community stood by.