Monthly Archives: April 2016

Why Milosevic Decided to Settle When He Did

Why Milosevic Decided to Settle When He Did A study by a U.S. Air Force contractor. The content of this lengthy document is well summarized in its table of contents. By Stephen T. Hosmer, RAND, 2001

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The Long Shadow Of The Seselj Verdict

Seselj helped set up paramilitary units to carry out his plan. Serbian paramilitaries drove tens of thousands of Muslims and Croats from their homes in eastern Bosnia and around Sarajevo, killing at least 900 people. By Gordana Knezevic, April 7, 2016

The Long Shadow Of The Seselj Verdict

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Judith Armatta’s blog

Judith Armatta’s blog will cover important Balkans issues as well as other topics. You can sign up to follow the blog by going to the lower right corner and entering your e-mail address below the word “Newsletter.” www.juditharmatta.com/blog/

She is the author of Twilight of Impunity: The War Crimes Trial of Slobodan Milosevic (2010). See an excerpt from her book at http://balkanwitness.glypx.com/Parenti-TwilightOfImpunity.pdf .

Judith Armatta, Twilight of Impunity: The War Crimes Trial of Slobodan Milosevic (Duke University Press, August 2010)
Judith Armatta discusses her book. Interview with Transitions Online, October 5, 2010

Search Balkan Witness for some other articles by Judith. http://balkanwitness.glypx.com/search.htm

 

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The Acquittal of Vojislav Seselj

On March 31, 2016, a trial chamber of the ICTY acquitted paramilitary leader Vojislav Seselj of all charges. In doing so, they ignored and thereby undermined the entire jurisprudence of the ICTY over the last two decades. They also ignored the facts long established in other cases. As Judge Flavia Lattanzi stated in her scathing dissent: “[T]he majority sets aside all the rules of international humanitarian law that existed before the creation of the Tribunal and all the applicable law established since the inception of the Tribunal in order to acquit Vojislav Šešelj.” And, as Jelena Subotic wrote for Balkan Insight: “The embarrassment is in the rewriting of the history of the Yugoslav breakup in a manner that is not only outside all major scholarly consensus, but also in direct contradiction with what the ICTY itself has concluded in its previous cases.” …

By Judith Armatta, April 1, 2016

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War-crimes denier Stephen Karganovic in trouble for fraud

Bosnian Serbs Probe Srebrenica Lobbyist’s Alleged Fraud Balkan Insight, April 8, 2016

Stephen Karganovic was funded by the Republika Srpska, until he was caught embezzling government funds and cheating the government out of taxes owed.

Linked from War Crimes Deniers

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