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Will Trump be Prosecuted for War Crimes?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 01.29.2017 | Home
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Consequences for President Donald Trump's rhetoric differ substantively from those of Candidate Trump as such may affect his personal culpability over...

#Trump Or #Milosevic: Who's More Dangerous?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 11.06.2016 | Politics
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Trump is more dangerous, even if not as clever.

Walls and Bosnia 24 Years After?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 05.22.2016 | Home
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

This is not just about Bosnia but rather the reactionary appeal of nationalism, populism and manifestations of walls, physical and psychological.

An Insult to Florence Hartmann -- And to International Justice

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 03.30.2016 | Home
Bernard-Henri Lévy

I want to express my anger at the shameful images that have circulated widely on the Web (though for once not widely enough) of a manhandled journalist, her glasses ripped off, dragged away by police, veritably kidnapped, and stashed in a jail that in principle is reserved for the dregs of humanity.

Genocide by 'Joint Criminal Enterprise'

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 03.25.2016 | Home
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

The "Genocide Convention," to which the U.S. is party, carries with it the affirmative obligation to confront the crime while still ongoing and not just to punish the perpetrators after the fact.

As a Child Who Grew Up in Wartime Sarajevo, I Won't Atone for Karadzic's Sins

Jana Jevtic | Posted 03.25.2016 | Home
Jana Jevtic

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- The idea of atoning for crimes that Karadzic was found guilty of sends shivers down my spine and makes me feel as alienated as I had felt some 20 years ago -- as a child born of mixed marriage growing up in wartime Sarajevo.

Justice Unattainable in Karadzic Verdict

Merima Trako | Posted 03.25.2017 | Home
Merima Trako

Justice does not exist. This thought has been bugging me today. It has been swimming in my head ever since I read the news about the conviction of Rad...

Former Bosnian Serb Leader Karadzic Guilty Of Srebrenica Genocide

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 01.10.2017 | Home

THE HAGUE, March 24 (Reuters) - Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic was sentenced to 40 years in jail by U.N judges who found him found guilty...

Dayton Accords Defined the Past Not the Future?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 11.04.2016 | Home
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Two decades after the Dayton Accords, the question is not about what happened during the three weeks of negotiations, but why is Bosnia & Herzegovina ("BiH") still defined by and stuck in that period and the conflict that it ended.

Srebrenica Must Be a Universal Lesson

Sasa Milosevic | Posted 07.06.2016 | Home
Sasa Milosevic

The septicemia of nationalism must be cured by embracing clear-headedness, and the process of reconciliation. If not, Serbian victims will be killed once again without knives and bullets, but with political and judicial silence instead.

Who Will Get Sold Out at Syria Peace Talks?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 03.22.2014 | Home
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

All individual leaders -- and, for that matter, ideologies -- are expendable. No global or regional power or current leader should be allowed to claim as their own a shared future that first belongs to all Syria's citizens. That would be a sell-out!

"Justice May Be Slow but It Is Inevitable"

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 06.15.2013 | Home
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Nikolić's and Jeremić's promotion of historical revisionism that denies genocide and accentuates ethnic chauvinism negates what many in Washington and Brussels may wishfully want to see as a more politically progressive Serbia.

Bosnia: Shame on Us All

Rebecca Tinsley | Posted 07.08.2012 | Home
Rebecca Tinsley

On the twentieth anniversary of the start of the Bosnian war we should feel anger and shame because 'the international order' is still ignoring those warning signs when they occur. We should also acknowledge the human consequences of the West's failure in Bosnia.

Marcus Baram

Ratko Mladic's Life On The Run: How A War Criminal Spent 16 Years As A Fugitive | Marcus Baram | Posted 07.26.2011 | Home

Ratko Mladic's life on the run as one of the world's most wanted men was full of twists and turns -- even though he never really left home. The 69-...

The Deed Is Done

Kelly Moore | Posted 07.26.2011 | Home
Kelly Moore

I suppose I should be jumping for joy now that Mladic is in custody, but it's not that simple. His crimes are not a footnote in the history books for me. They are etched in the fabric of my soul and those of many of my friends.

From NYT Archives: The Late Richard Holbrooke Makes The Case Against Ratko Mladic

New York Times | Richard Holbrooke | Posted 07.26.2011 | Home

One down (sort of). Two to go. It is, of course, big news that Slobodan Milosevic, the man who started and lost four wars in the Balkans, has been ...

Ejup Ganic Case Distracts World From Real War Crimes

Diana Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diana Jenkins

The politically motivated allegations against Dr. Ganic represent a broader campaign by ultra-nationalist groups within Serbia to excuse, explain and outright deny Bosnian genocide. It was for this reason I posted his $300,000 bail.

Civil War or Genocide? Ask the Mothers of Srebrenica

Diana Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diana Jenkins

Civil War or Aggression? Civil War or Ethnic Cleansing and Genocide? What's the defining difference? How can I possibly answer that question without...

The Long Arm of Justice

Mark V. Vlasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark V. Vlasic

As Radovan Karadzic sits between two UN prison guards in an international tribunal, one must wonder, is the end of impunity finally coming to a close?

Radovan Karadzic, Former Bosnian-Serb Leader, Heard Discussing Massacre In Phone Tap Evidence

Times Online | David Charter in the Hague | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sensational new wireteap evidence of Radovan Karadzic discussing the mass slaughter of 300,000 Muslims was unveiled today at the genocide trial of the...

Radovan Karadzic: How Serbian War Criminal Hid From World As A New-Age Guru

New York Times | JACK HITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It was Mina Minic's wife who first opened the door, that day in 2005, to find a tall man inquiring if this was the house of "academic professor doctor...

Radovan Karadzic Refuses To Enter Plea At The Hague

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has again refused to enter a plea at a UN tribunal at The Hague, where he is facing war crime charges....

Hunt For Ratko Mladic, Serbian War Criminal, Intensifies | Julian Borger, Diplomatic Editor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Western intelligence agencies have stepped up the hunt for Ratko Mladic, the Bosnian Serb general wanted for war crimes, by sending officials to Belgr...

"Good Versus Evil": Radovan Karadzic and the West

Alan Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan Miller

Events in the Balkans, unlike those in Iraq, appeared as though they were the one area where the Western elites could rally around the idea that they were the good guys, facing down "evil in our time."

Karadzic Told Us What He Planned; We Just Watched

Mort Rosenblum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mort Rosenblum

Stepping back, we might take stock of where we are as a civilized world 16 years after Radovan Karadzic was allowed to exterminate people he found inconvenient.