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Surviving a kidnapping in Chechnya

Pendry, Richard (2009) Surviving a kidnapping in Chechnya. Review of: The sky is always there: surviving a kidnapping in Chechnya by Carr, Camilla and James, Jonathan. Frontline Club, . (KAR id:87641)


In 1997, Camilla Carr and Jonathan James were kidnapped and held for fourteen months in Chechnya. Speaking neither Russian nor Chechen, armed with good intentions and a car full of toys, the two Britons had volunteered to help traumatised children in Grozny. They were soon kidnapped, and this book – The Sky is Always There: Surviving a Kidnapping in Chechnya – is a ghastly tale of casual violence and the kidnappers’ contempt for their hostages.

Item Type: Review
Uncontrolled keywords: Chechnya; reporting; conflict; kidnap
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > Centre for Journalism
Depositing User: Richard Pendry
Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2021 12:36 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 10:27 UTC
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