Slobodan Milosevic Not Innocent – Still, Serbia’s War Crimes Deniers Get Field Day

  Dubbed “the butcher of the Balkans”, Serbia’s late Slobodan Milosevic almost rose from the grave with a bright halo glowing above his head last month when a handful of apparent Serb war crimes and Slobodan Milosevic apologists briefly succeeded in convincing much of the unsuspecting world that The UN crimes tribunal in the Hague […]

Denying Genocide in the Face of Science

The largest DNA-identification project ever conducted provides unprecedented proof of the slaughter at Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina. But 20 years later, too many people claim it never happened. If for nothing else then for the victims’ dignity and justice those who deny these crimes need to be exposed and shamed at every turn. David Rohde […]

Is Defending Serbia’s Aleksandar Vucic At Srebrenica The Same As Defending Adolf Hitler At Auschwitz?

You create the slogan that fuels genocide, you must move away in shame – disappear! You cannot be an agent of reconciliation or forgiveness until and if the victims say you can. Serbia’s Prime Minister Aleksanadar Vucic said that he had the best intentions of seeking reconciliation and peace when he went on Saturday 11 […]

Using Russia Serbia Pumps Up Its Denial Of Genocide

  A United Nations Security Council vote on a resolution (drafted by Britain) to condemn the 1995 Srebrenica (Bosnia and Herzegovina) massacre as genocide, marking the 20th anniversary of the mass killing, has been delayed until today, Wednesday 8 July 2015, after Russia threatened to veto the measure. Not without Serbia’s pressure, I dare say, […]

Croatia: End Sexual Violence In Conflict – Get Minister Vesna Pusic Out Of Project

  Author of original text in Croatian: Vedrana Milas, Objektiv, 23 April 2014 Translated into English: Ina Vukic In late March 2014, the International conference “Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict – A Stronger Role of Regional Security Forces on Peace Support Operations” was held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was organised by the Ministry […]

Croatia vs. Serbia ICJ Genocide Case – A Door To Future Success Or Failure Of Genocide Claims?

By Vesna Skare-Ozbolt First published in Politikaplus.com Translated into English by Ina Vukic When a respectable British Weekly such as The Economist in its article from 11 March regarding the ICJ genocide trial between Croatia and Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY) pronounces (promotes)  that case as “utterly idiotic” in advance, that, in the least, must […]

Croatia: Stop Violating History Of Homeland War

Last week Croatia’s president Ivo Josipovic visited Serbia and held official talks for the first time with Serbian counterpart Tomislav Nikolic after controversial statements by the extreme Serb nationalist Nikolic on the wars and massacres in the 1990s in ex Yugoslavia since he became Serbia’s president in May 2012. Nikolic, that is, stated that Vukovar […]

Srebrenica: the silence over Britain’s guilt must be ended

The Guardian.co.uk Vernon Bogdanor : “Douglas Hurd’s handling of misguided UK policy on Bosnia contributed to Europe’s worst war crime since 1945”

Artillery on Appeal: Proportionality and the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

Reblogged from Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog By Jack Vrett Last month, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) heard oral arguments in the important case of Prosecutor v. Gotovina. The case concerns the decisions of General Ante Gotovina, the commander of Croatian forces during Operation Storm in August of 1995. The […]

International criminal tribunal for the former Yugoslavia: Radovan Karadzic acquitted mid-trial of one charge of genocide – the shock that shudders the very backbone of humanity

ICTY, Hague, 28 June, acquitted – mid-trial! – former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic of one charge of genocide but upheld 10 other war crimes counts related to atrocities in Bosnia’s bloody war. Although Karadzic sought by way of motion to court to be acquitted of all 11 charges of war crimes, he succeeded in […]

14 Serbian former Yugoslav Army soldiers convicted for war crimes against Croatian civilians

(Reuters) 26 June 2012 – “Serbia’s special war crimes court on Tuesday sentenced 14 former Yugoslav Army soldiers and paramilitaries to a total of 128 years in jail for the 1991 killings of 70 Croat civilians, some of whom were ordered to walk through a minefield. In a ruling Belgrade hopes will boost its chances […]

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