Skip to comments.Surprise from The Hague: Yugoslav Tribunal Overturns Croatian Guilty Verdicts
Posted on 11/16/2012 12:41:28 PM PST by Olog-hai
The appeals chamber at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal in The Hague on Friday overturned guilty verdicts against Gotovina and fellow Croat general Mladen Markac in what is being called the most significant reversals in the courts history. The two had been sentenced in 2011 to 24 and 18 years behind bars respectively for crimes against humanity and war crimes relating to a 1995 attack on Serbian civilians.
The pairs original conviction hinged on the tribunals acceptance of the existence of a plan led by the late Croatian President Franjo Tudjman to expel Serbs from Croatia. Three out of five judges in the appeals chamber, however, said that prosecutors failed to prove that such a plan existed. The ruling is nothing short of a clean legal slate for the countrys entire wartime leadership.
Serbian Deputy Prime Minister Rasim Ljajic, who is his countrys liaison with the Hague tribunal, echoed the sentiment. With the acquittal, the tribunal has lost all credibility, he told Reuters. What happened today is a testimony to the selective justice which is worse than any injustice.
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This, among 99.9% of the news today, makes me sick.
But I know Who is in charge.
I’m sure this will help ease tensions in the Balkans...
Apparantly Satan has unrestricted access to the world right now.
I guess enough time has gone by to no longer care about Clinton’s involvement.
Not by me, at least.
I mean to them, of course. So no longer do people have to be set up to take the fall, no longer do events need to be hushed up, no longer because there’s a new kid in town to do all that stuff for now.
I sincerely hope when Europe falls apart, Serbia dishes out some punishment to those who have spat on them for over a decade, especially the made-up people in Kosovo.
Unrestricted? Not on your life.