The Latest ICTY Verdict and Why You Should Care

Mishka Gora writes on why we should all care about the Wednesday 29th ICTY verdict against the 6 Croats of Herceg Bosna

Eyes of the Mind

Yesterday, the ICTY convicted six Bosnian Croats of war crimes.  Some may celebrate, thinking that at last some semblance of justice has been done, but they would be wrong to do so.  The only ones who have cause to celebrate are those who believe in collective guilt and the perversion of the course of justice.

Let me begin by saying that during the period in question some of the most heinous war  crimes imaginable were committed in Bosnia Hercegovina (mostly by Serb forces).  I worked in the camps on the Adriatic coast in 1993 where both Bosniaks and Croats from Bosnia sought refuge from mass slaughter, rape camps, concentration camps, and other horrors.  But they were the lucky ones.  Many never made it across the border, and their blood cries out for justice.

Their blood cries out for justice, not a facade of justice.

There are two fundamental reasons justice…

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