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Ratko Mladic

New Cold War on the UN Stage and Closing Curtain on 'We the People'

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 07.24.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

The UN is as much stage as platform for diplomatic exchange, and the Kremlin is no longer so keen on keeping the curtain up.

Who Will Get Sold Out at Syria Peace Talks?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 03.22.2014 | World
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!

My Heroes Are Dying!

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 02.08.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

The examples and lessons of the heroes that emerged at the end of the last century are more relevant than ever to the real and projected fears, threats, and challenges facing us in this one.

Netherlands Sets Fresh Course vs. Moscow on Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise Seizure and Arrests

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

The Netherlands is in a unique position to assert the rule of law in the case of the Arctic Sunrise, beyond the consideration of the ship's registration. The Netherlands is home to several major international tribunals, including the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.

Bosnia's Alamo -- Srebrenica?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 09.01.2013 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

From the massacre of all its defenders, "Remember the Alamo" became the call to victory. Executing all the defenders of Srebrenica and expelling all its Bosniak residents was the tactic that was intended to also wipe away all of Bosnia & Herzegovina.

"Justice May Be Slow but It Is Inevitable"

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 06.15.2013 | World
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.

Whitewashing Genocide

Diana Jenkins | Posted 06.20.2013 | World
Diana Jenkins

The United Nations, which is supposed to represent the best of our collective aspirations for justice and human rights, yesterday represented the worst.

UN Court Convicts Serb Officer In Genocide Case

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 02.11.2013 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A U.N. war crimes court convicted a former senior Bosnian Serb army commander Wednesday of genocide for playing a key r...

War Criminal Has Doctor's Note, Trial Delayed

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 07.13.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Ratko Mladic's genocide trial was halted Friday for a second day running because the former Bosnian Serb military commander ...

Fit To Be Tried For Genocide

Reuters | Posted 09.12.2012 | World

AMSTERDAM, July 13 (Reuters) - The war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic will resume on Monday after doctors determined that ...

War Criminal Hospitalized During Trial

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 09.11.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic was rushed from a U.N. courtroom to a hospital Thursday, after complain...

Bosnians To Bury 520 Srebrenica Genocide Victims

AP | AIDA CERKEZ | Posted 09.09.2012 | World

SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The pain that seared Srebrenica 17 years ago burned fresh Wednesday as tens of thousands of Bosnian Muslims ca...

Mladic Threatened To Kill Civilians, Says U.N. Official

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 07.10.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Gen. Ratko Mladic threatened to wipe out the civilian populations of enclaves in eastern Bosnia, in a chilling foreshadowing...

First Witness At Mladic Trial Breaks Down In Tears

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 09.08.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — It's been 20 years since Elvedin Pasic's father was captured by Serb fighters in the Bosnian war. But as the 34-year-ol...

New Delay In Mladic Trial

AP | Posted 08.18.2012 | World

AMSTERDAM -- Judges have ordered a new indefinite delay in the war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic. Responding f...

Sarajevo, 1992-2012: What Future For A Broken Society?

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 05.30.2012 | Religion
Stephen Schwartz

A society that once stood for peace and mutual respect is, for now, free of ongoing collective violence, but has also been shorn of its legacy of intercommunal cooperation. What progress has been made for the ordinary people of Bosnia-Herzegovina?

War Crimes Trial Date Set

AP | Posted 05.24.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- The U.N. Yugoslav tribunal says the war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb Gen. Ratko Mladic will resume June 25th, about a...

Accused War Criminal's Trial Should Start In Weeks, Prosecutor Says

AP | JOVANA GEC | Posted 05.22.2012 | World

BELGRADE, Serbia -- The chief U.N. prosecutor for the former Yugoslavia said Tuesday that evidence errors that postponed the trial of Ratko Mladic are...

LOOK: Bosnia In The 90s

Posted 05.17.2012 | World

On Thursday, a judge at The Hague indefinitely delayed the proceedings in the trial of former Bosnian-Serb general Ratko Mladic, due to 'errors' made ...

Mladic War Crimes Trial Suspended 'Indefinitely'

AP | Posted 07.17.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The judge in Ratko Mladic's war crimes trial on Thursday indefinitely delayed the presentation of evidence due to "err...

Worst Massacre Since WWII Focus Of War Crimes Trial

AP | Posted 07.17.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Prosecutors on Thursday were outlining their evidence of the alleged involvement of former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. ...

Ratko Mladic Stands Trial

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 07.15.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — He's no longer the swaggering general who held Sarajevo "in the palm of his hand" during Bosnia's 1992-95 war. Yet as h...

Court Rejects Mladic's Bid To Delay Trial

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 07.15.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Twenty years after Serb forces unleashed a brutal campaign of ethnic cleansing in Bosnia, their military commander Gen....

Mladic Tries To Delay War Crimes Trial

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 07.14.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Ratko Mladic appealed Monday for a six-month delay in the start of his Yugoslav war crimes trial, saying delays by pros...

UN Aims To Start Mladic Trial March 27

AP | Posted 02.07.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Yugoslav war crimes tribunal is aiming to start Gen. Ratko Mladic's genocide trial March 27, but Mladic and his law...