ICTY Games

The evidence for the innocence of Generals Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac was always there – ICTY Prosecution and Trial Chamber decided to play legal games instead of delivering justice


  1. Yes, I’m sure that’s it.

    Anyway, I thought you might like to know that the Gotovina/Knin case was also in the General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union yesterday. A man called Jurasinovic sued the Council for access to certain documents it exchanged with the Yugoslavia tribunal. He mostly lost, but not completely:


  2. Michael Silovic says:

    Misha I agree with you 100% ! There is seriously something wrong when the truth is ignored. Everyone should have the right to provide documentation to prove their innocence. It is clear that the generals are not subjected to be allowed to enter the truth to prove their innocence. We all know that they are nothing more then political hostages that are being held in the Hague. If the generals are not freed you will see a backlash against many in the EU for not standing up to the the Hague. This is not just about the generals alone but the integrity of our country and it’s people and an indictment against all of those who fought and died for our freedoms. We all must stand up and make our voices heard for the unjust and unfair treatment not only of our generals but for all of Croatia.
    Za Dom Spremni!

  3. Seems that every time the defence tries to present any argument or important information they get knocked back, e.g the panel of 12 experts submission re the 400 metre rule was rejected. I truly wonder if there is any hope at all that the defence will be able to present their case fairly as it is highly contentious that they have had a fair trial up until this point.

    Odds are very slim that the generals will be found innocent and I think that is due to political reasons more than anything else. But the ICTY must know by now that everyone can see that their case is leaking like a sieve. So I’ll bet that in order to a) save face, b) try not put the Serbs too much offside and c) give the Croats enough for them not to protest too much, part of the initial conviction will be overturned (probably the JCE) but some will be upheld (probably deportation part) so that the generals will be let off with time served. That way in the eyes of the ICTY ‘everyone is happy’. But in reality all charges should be dropped! That’s the only fair and just outcome.

Leave a Reply

Disclaimer, Terms and Conditions:

All content on “Croatia, the War, and the Future” blog is for informational purposes only. “Croatia, the War, and the Future” blog is not responsible for and expressly disclaims all liability for the interpretations and subsequent reactions of visitors or commenters either to this site or its associate Twitter account, @IVukic or its Facebook account. Comments on this website are the sole responsibility of their writers and the writer will take full responsibility, liability, and blame for any libel or litigation that results from something written in or as a direct result of something written in a comment. The nature of information provided on this website may be transitional and, therefore, accuracy, completeness, veracity, honesty, exactitude, factuality and politeness of comments are not guaranteed. This blog may contain hypertext links to other websites or webpages. “Croatia, the War, and the Future” does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of information on any other website or webpage. We do not endorse or accept any responsibility for any views expressed or products or services offered on outside sites, or the organisations sponsoring those sites, or the safety of linking to those sites. Comment Policy: Everyone is welcome and encouraged to voice their opinion regardless of identity, politics, ideology, religion or agreement with the subject in posts or other commentators. Personal or other criticism is acceptable as long as it is justified by facts, arguments or discussions of key issues. Comments that include profanity, offensive language and insults will be moderated.
%d bloggers like this: