The International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague, Netherlands. Photo: (c) ICTY, obtained under CC license CC BY 2.0

Carla Screwed Up

Today, the International Criminal Tribunal (ICTY) for the former Yugoslavia acquitted Vojislav Šešelj of all charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity. The Prosecution could not prove he was in any way responsible or actively involved in the slaughter, mass rapes and deportation of Bosnjaks and Croats. The verdict has stirred up a lot of rage.

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Radovan ‪Karadžić and Ratko Mladić, who is also indicted for war crimes and genocide, during the Yugoslav war. Photo: AP, obtained at by The Advocacy Project under CC license CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

A Just Verdict, A Botched Sentence

The International Criminal Tribune for Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has found the former President of Republika Srpska, Radovan ‪Karadžić, guilty of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide for his role in the civil war in Bosnia in the 90’s. He was sentenced to 40 years imprisonment. A sentence that leaves much to be desired.

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