The Erimtan Angle

About a year ago I posted an entry talking about the war in Bosnia. . . and now,[1]  finally at long last, another butcher is having his day in court, as reported by the Associated Press from The Hague: ‘Twenty years after his troops began brutally ethnically cleansing Bosnian towns and villages of non-Serbs, Gen. Ratko Mladic went on trial Wednesday [, 16 May 2012] at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal accused of 11 counts of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. The ailing 70-year-old Mladic’s appearance at the U.N. court war crimes tribunal marked the end of a long wait for justice to survivors of the 1992-95 war that left some 100,000 people dead. The trial is also a landmark for the U.N. court and international justice — Mladic is the last suspect from the Bosnian war to go on trial here. In Bosnia, leaders and victims…

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