Shukrije Gashi born Pristina, Kosovo, Yugoslavia May 22, 1960. Mediator; poet; journalist; lawyer. Director of Partners Center for Conflict Management Kosovo; imprisoned two years for advocacy for Kosovo.
"I am convinced that genuine reconciliation can happen and does happen if and when disputing individuals who see each other as enemies have the opportunity to meet face-to-face and are led by knowledgeable persons who allow them to see the other as a fellow human being." (quote & photo Ara Pacis Initiative on Forgiveness)