On the Last Day of Autumn

Mishka Gora: “…It all began, however, with the pusillanimous response of the international community in the early 1990’s. By the end of the war, any notion of a just outcome lay dead among the rotting corpses of Vukovar and Srebrenica. And the doctrine of moral equivalence was cemented in place when the Serbs were rewarded with half of Bosnia instead of punished for their vile ethnic cleansing.”

Eyes of the Mind

Anyone who has read my articles on the ICTY will have concluded that I do not have a high opinion of the tribunal and that I consider it (as a whole) either inept or corrupt or a combination of the two.  The recent acquittal of Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic has done nothing to contradict that conclusion.

I should think my readers are quite bored and fed up with reading about joint criminal enterprise and collective guilt – I’m certainly fed up with writing about it – so I will only make a few broader observations on this gloomy last day of autumn.

As an historian, I rely on documentary evidence in order to form conclusions about the past.  At a distance of several centuries, it is a hazardous enterprise to attempt to piece together the truth.  However, the reliability of one source of information can usually be validated by…

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  1. Hallo, respected friends

    Serbs started Aggression to Kosovo, Slovenia, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the Hague Court holds IN FAVOUR OF AGGRESSION and aggression? APSURD NAD absurd, can say nothing but that the ICTY criminal court and that this court has nothing to do with international law

    Criminals in the guise of the Hague judges (Eng. In Bruges) is a black-humor crime comedy by Martin McDonagh in 2008. Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson appeared in the roles of assassins who hide in the Belgian Bruges, and Ralph Fiennes as their gangster boss. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival 2008th 8th February 2008. began to appear in a limited number of theaters in the United States, 15th February premiered at the Dublin Film Festival, 7th March 2008. went into general distribution in Ireland and the 18th April in the UK.
    The film contains many references to not look back, including Chloe’s claim that the film within the film tribute to not look back. The plot shares some similarities with the lift for kitchen Harold Pinter.
    Hague’s indictment Stanisic and Simatovic charged with war crimes committed during the period of the 1991st to 1995th year in Croatian and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The indictment of five counts charged them with crimes against humanity and violations of the laws or customs of war committed in the Croatian and BiH persecution, murder, deportation and other inhumane acts. The above is directing, organizing, equipping, training, arming and financing of SDB who killed, persecuted and deported civilians Croats, Bosnian Muslims, Bosnian Croats and other non-Serbs from Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Croatian. The Prosecution stated that the two were engaged in a joint criminal enterprise led by former Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic, leader of the Bosnian and Croatian Serbs, Ratko Mladic, Radovan Karadzic, Plavsic, Milan Martic, Goran Hadzic and Milan Babic, the leader of the Serbian Radical Vojislav Seselj and paramilitary commander Zeljko Raznatovic Arkan. Mention the venture, according to the indictment, aimed at the forcible and permanent removal of the majority of Croats, Bosnian Muslims and Bosnian Croats, from large areas of Croatia and Bosnia. Accused them of having planned, ordered, committed or otherwise aided and abetted the crimes. According to the indictment, they helped establish centers where volunteers are recruited and trained, and later deployed in special units SDB on location in Croatia. These special units are included, among others, the Red Berets, Scorpions, Arkan’s Tigers, “Martic’s Police”, the so-called militia. SAO Krajina, Special Operations Unit and the Unit for antiterrorist actions. President of the Trial Chamber Judge Alphons Orie read a summary of the reasons for judgment, point by point, saying the prosecution failed to prove intent Stanisic and Simatovic to contribute to the realization of the joint criminal enterprise. Hague prosecutors in closing submissions in January this year sought to be condemned to life imprisonment. ‘Taking into account the gravity of the crimes they are accused of, the role that each of the defendants played in them … prosecution proposes to court them, if they declare them guilty on all counts of the charges, the sentence of life imprisonment, “stated the prosecution. Evidence presented during the trial revealed the secret criminal operations SDB in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina, the Prosecutor Dermot Groom in closing argument. ‘As key members of the joint criminal enterprise and Simatovic were killed, deported, exiled and forcibly relocated thousands of non-Serbs during the nearly five years with large areas of Croatian and BiH. They are indispensable to the successful implementation of the common plan criminal enterprise that is the area that had been largely emptied their objective non-Serbs who lived there in the 1990s. ‘, They said prosecutors. The defense had sought their release, arguing that they have not proven crimes. Stanisic’s defense attorneys said in closing arguments that contacting the leaders of Serbia, the Republic of Serbian and called. RSK Stanisic simply performed their duties and that he participated in a criminal enterprise Among the crimes that were committed in the Croatian civilians and prisoners of the indictment alleges a series of murders committed during the 1991st in Dubica Cerovljani Baćina, Parliament, Škabrnje, Bruska, Further and Erdut and since 1992. to 1995th in BiH in Bijeljina, Zvornik, Bosanski Samac, Doboj and Sanski Most. Subsequent expansion of the indictment in March 2006th The two men charged with the liquidation of six Bosniaks from Srebrenica who 1995th committed ‘Scorpions’ that their crime recorded video camera. Prosecutors have sent a message to one of the first crimes committed by paramilitaries, was an attack on Lovinac 1991st where Simatović personally participated, and then followed the killing, destruction and attacks on other targets in Croatia from Kiev to Škrabrnje. Prosecutors considered it proven that Stanisic was personally sent paramilitary troops in eastern Slavonia, where they were among the fiercest perpetrators. Recall, the ICTY sentenced yesterday verdict of six former members of the military and political leadership of the Croatian Republic of Herceg-Bosna. All were charged by most counts and sentenced to long prison terms. Jadranko Prlic, Bruno Stojic, Slobodan Praljak, Milivoj Petkovic, Valentin Coric and Berislav Pusic yesterday at the Hague tribunal convicted on most counts. Prlic was sentenced to 25 years in prison, Stojic, Praljak and Petkovic of 20, 16 and Ćorić Pusic of 10 years in prison

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  2. I really like autumn,with have beautiful scene and maple leaf..

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