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  • UN Human Rights Council Told It Has ĎLegal Obligationí to Confront China on Forced Organ Harvesting

    10/30/2019 8:11:45 PM PDT · by John S Mosby · 9 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | Sept 25, 2019 | Frank Fang
    The United Nations Human Rights Council and U.N. member states have been told that they have a ďlegal obligationĒ to confront China over its practice of forced organ harvesting of Falun Gong adherents. Addressing the council in Geneva on Sept. 24, London-based lawyer Hamid Sabi presented the findings from a report released in June by the China Tribunal, or the Independent Tribunal Into Forced Organ Harvesting from Prisoners of Conscience in China. The tribunal, chaired by Sir Geoffrey Nice QC, who previously led the prosecution of former Yugoslavian President Slobodan Milosevic at the International Criminal Tribunal, concluded beyond reasonable doubt...
  • Serbia holds Croatia war crimes suspect Goran Hadzic

    07/20/2011 5:06:31 PM PDT · by LjubivojeRadosavljevic · 1 replies
    BBC ^ | July, 20, 2011 | BBC
    Serbian authorities have arrested Goran Hadzic, the last remaining fugitive war crimes suspect sought by the UN tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. Mr Hadzic, now 52, led Serb separatist forces during Croatia's 1991-1995 war. Within hours of the arrest, a Serbian court approved his extradition to the Hague. He has been charged with the murder of hundreds of non-Serbs. The arrest comes less than two months after Serbia caught former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic. Serbian President Boris Tadic confirmed Mr Hadzic's arrest at a news conference. He said the suspect had been detained early on Wednesday in the...
  • UN knew about Kosovo organ trafficking, report says

    02/16/2011 7:57:43 PM PST · by DeaconBenjamin · 54 replies
    By FRANCE 24 ^ | 16/02/2011
    A classified document obtained by FRANCE 24 suggests the United Nations knew about organ trafficking in postwar Kosovo as early as 2003, five years before prosecutors in The Hague first raised the issue. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon was expected to deliver a report on the situation in Kosovo to the Security Council in New York on Wednesday, reaffirming UN support for investigations into human organ trafficking during Kosovoís postwar period. But a classified document obtained by FRANCE 24 indicates the UN knew of trafficking well before the issue was first raised by Carla del Ponte, a former prosecutor at...
  • Irrefutable Proof ICTY Is Corrupt Court

    02/12/2010 6:20:47 AM PST · by Ravnagora · 4 replies · 190+ views ^ | February 8, 2010 | Jill Starr
    Irrefutable Proof the Hague Court Cannot Legitimately Prosecute Karadzic Case (The Documentary Secret United Nations ICC Meeting Papers Scanned Images) This legal technicality indicates the Hague must dismiss charges against Dr Karadzic and others awaiting trials in the Hague jail; like it or not. Unfortunately for the Signatures Of the Rome Statute United Nations member states instituting the ICC & ICTY housed at the Hague, insofar as the, Radovan Karadzic, as with the other Hague cases awaiting trial there, I personally witnessed these United Nations member states openly speaking about trading judicial appointments and verdicts for financial funding when...
  • When Goldstone Indicted a Fictional Character (and a Dead Man)

    09/29/2009 10:35:16 AM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies · 601+ views
    Israel National News ^ | 9/29/09 | Nissan Ratzlav-Katz
    ( Judge Richard Goldstone, whose recent United Nations Human Rights Council investigation purported to find evidence of Israeli war crimes in Gaza, once indicted a fictional Serbian character and a dead man for war crimes as well. As in Gaza, those indictments were also allegedly based on "eyewitness testimony." The problem for NATO forces in tracking down the serial rapist was that Gruban from Bijelo Polje, also known as Gruban Malic, is a fictional character. established by the United Nations in 1993. In 1995, one year into his term as chief ICTY prosecutor, Goldstone presented an indictment of several Serbs...
  • Karadzic plan to expose alleged US freedom pact (Linked to Holbrooke and Notsobright

    07/31/2008 1:06:07 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies · 217+ views
    The Age | August 1, 2008 | Selma Milovanovic and Alix Rijckaert
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  • Bankruptcy of Moral Values: Butchering of Serbs condoned by the West

    04/24/2008 3:49:30 AM PDT · by Doctor13 · 10 replies · 637+ views
    Serbianna ^ | 17 April 2008 | Dr. Vojin Joksimovich
    The Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), since its inception in 1993 has been assailed by many as a NATO political instrument to justify dismemberment of Yugoslavia and NATO aggressions. It has been essentially a rogue court with rigged rules and scandalous protocol to achieve political objective to convict. Some judges did not hear about the Balkans until they arrived in The Hague. John Laughland wrote: ďIt is not victorís justice; it is no justice at all.Ē The Tribunalís verdict for the Serbs was predetermined Ėall would be found guilty. Over its 15 years of existence, the Tribunal has indicted...

    05/30/2007 6:35:21 AM PDT · by Valin · 6 replies · 644+ views
    AKI ^ | 5/30/07
    Belgrade, 30 May (AKI) - Serbiaís special prosecutor for war crimes on Wednesday ordered the detention of twelve people on suspicion of having committed war crimes against Croatian civilians in October 1991, during the war following Croatia's secession from former Yugoslavia. The prosecution said in a statement that during two and a half years of investigations more than 50 people have been questioned "and extensive material evidence has been collected". It said that four members of the former Yugoslav Army, civilians and members of a paramilitary group ďDusan SilniĒ were suspected of ďtorturing, inhumane treatment and killing 70 civiliansĒ in...

    - Serbian newspapers have hailed nationalist leader and war crimes indictee Seselj’s interruption of a 28-day hunger strike in the Hague jail as a great victory against the United Nations' Yugoslav war crimes tribunal. "Seselj checkmates the Hague," said daily Glas javnosti in a front page article. ;Victory against the Hague and hunger,; said daily Kurir. Other media gave great publicity to Seselj’s decision to break off his hunger strike late on Friday, after the UN tribunal fulfilled most of his demands which prompted him to strike. Seselj, the leader of the ultranationalist Serbian Radical Party - Serbia's largest party...
  • Seselj Calls Court a “Theatrical Production” (UN Cangaroo Court)

    09/16/2006 6:47:35 AM PDT · by kronos77 · 1 replies · 149+ views
    Serbian ultra-nationalist leader puts on a show at his latest court appearance. By Katy Glassborow in The Hague (TU No 468, 15-Sep-06) Journalists and members of the public who squeezed into the tiny public gallery of the Hague tribunal‚Äôs Courtroom Two had a ringside seat this week for another signature performance from Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj. Seselj ‚Äď famous for the obscene language and insults he hurls at the court ‚Äď referred to the defence lawyer whom trial judges had assigned to him as ‚Äúthat man with the bird‚Äôs nest on his head‚ÄĚ and was sent out at...

    09/13/2006 9:15:36 AM PDT · by joan · 27 replies · 510+ views
    Sense news agency ^ | September 12, 2006
    In their additional analysis of the autopsy results, the Dutch pathologists could not resolve the mystery: why is the mark on Milan Babicís neck narrower than the belt he used to hang himself? The public prosecutorís office in The Hague will not reopen the case, while Judge Parker believes that the Tribunal should not conduct any further enquiries into the matter The fact that the mark on Milan Babicís neck is narrower than the belt he used to hang himself is ďexceptionally uncommon, but not completely impossible,Ē the additional report filed by the Dutch Institute for Forensic Medicine notes. The...
  • Justice or Vindictive Triumph?

    08/25/2006 1:09:38 PM PDT · by kronos77 · 2 replies · 185+ views
    Is the indictment by the Hague Tribunal of Ratko Mladic on war crimes charges based on ‚Äújustice‚ÄĚ or ‚Äúvindictive triumph‚ÄĚ, revenge and retribution? Is he indicted because he prevented NATO expansion and US penetration into Southeastern Europe? Is his greatest crime opposition to the US and NATO and the EU? One person‚Äôs war criminal is another person‚Äôs hero. On June 30, 2006, the ICTY convicted the senior Bosnian Muslim military commander of Srebrenica of committing war crimes against Bosnian Serb civilians because forces under his control tortured and murdered unarmed Bosnian Serb civilians in Srebrenica. Oric was a convicted war...
  • Leftist pettition "Demand an .... Criminal Tribunal for Israel to Stop Global War!"

    08/09/2006 4:08:24 AM PDT · by kronos77 · 10 replies · 363+ views
    ‚ÄúThe United Nations General Assembly must immediately establish an International Criminal Tribunal for Israel (ICTI) as a ‚Äėsubsidiary organ‚Äô under U.N. Charter Article 22. The ICTI would be organized along the lines of the International Criminal Tribunal for Yugoslavia (ICTY), which was established by the Security Council. ‚ÄúThe purpose of the ICTI would be to investigate and prosecute Israeli war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide against the Peoples of Lebanon and Palestine--just as the ICTY did for the victims of international crimes committed by Serbia and the Milosevic Regime throughout the Balkans. ...
  • Israel Kills 57 in Lebanon: Arbour Warns War Crimes are Prosecutable

    07/21/2006 6:45:15 AM PDT · by kronos77 · 58 replies · 1,147+ views
    ....' UN human rights chief Louise Arbour suggested Wednesday that the military operations being carried out in Lebanon, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories could be considered war crimes. The obligation to protect civilians during hostilities is entrenched in international law, "which defines war crimes and crimes against humanity," Arbour said in a statement. "The scale of the killings in the region, and their predictability, could engage the personal criminal responsibility of those involved, particularly those in a position of command and control," she added. ' Now, this is a woman that was chief prosecutor of ICTY directly indicting Slobodan...
  • Milosevic Takes the Truth With Him

    03/18/2006 4:07:06 AM PST · by Doctor13 · 15 replies · 665+ views
    FrontPageMagazine ^ | 16 March 2006 | Julia Gorin
    Milosevic's death probably marks only the second or third time most people have heard anything about the so-called "Second Nuremberg" trial in the four years it has been proceeding. That's because it wasn't going too well - for the prosecution, which Milosevic embarrassed on a daily basis. Journalists were snickering at the prosecution's flimsy evidence and flaccid performance. Thatís right: journalists--those people who built their careers in the 1990s as co-belligerents against the Serbs in the Balkan wars. Though Milosevic's conviction was a foregone conclusion (we wouldn't want any more rampaging Muslims than there already are in Europe), he was...
  • Who killed Slobodan Milosevic?

    03/17/2006 4:24:19 PM PST · by Proctor · 41 replies · 852+ views ^ | March 14, 2006 | John Laughland
    March 14, 2006 Who killed Slobodan Milosevic? By John Laughland Dutch toxicologistsóarenít you sick of them? Following the death of Slobodan Milosevic in custody at The Hague, Professor Dr Donald Uges, a forensic toxicologist at the University Hospital in Groningen, was reported as having performed tests on the late presidentís blood. This followed allegations, made by Milosevic himself before his death and by his son, Marko, after it, that he was being poisoned: Marko Milosevic said on 13th March in The Hague that his father had been murdered. Dr Uges said that he had discovered traces on an antibiotic, rifampicin,...
  • A medical mystery after Milosevic's death

    03/16/2006 11:42:50 AM PST · by DTA · 13 replies · 2,364+ views
    IHT ^ | 2006-03-16 | Elisabeth Rosenthal and Marlise Simons
    A medical mystery after Milosevic's death By Elisabeth Rosenthal and Marlise Simons The New York Times THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2006 ROME Frustrated and filled with skepticism about Slobodan Milosevic's litany of medical complaints, the UN war crimes tribunal at The Hague at times failed to investigate them adequately, according to several doctors who had recently examined the former Serbian leader. "His medical condition was not good, so we asked for additional tests to evaluate his cardiac situation," said Dr. Florence Leclercq, a French cardiologist who examined Milosevic for about three hours in November. "But these investigations were never performed, and...
  • Russia questions Milosevic autopsy findings, requests to send own doctors

    03/13/2006 4:16:48 PM PST · by Proctor · 85 replies · 1,008+ views ^ | 2006-03-14 03:02:08 | Xinhuanet
    Russia questions Milosevic autopsy findings, requests to send own doctors 2006-03-14 03:02:08 MOSCOW, March 13 (Xinhuanet) -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday that Russia did not fully trust former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic's preliminary autopsy findings and requested to send his own doctors to examine the body. Lavrov said Russia had been offended by the UN war crimes tribunal's refusal to let Milosevic receive treatment for his heart condition in Russia in December. Russia "was ready to provide medical assistance to Milosevic and give 100-percent guarantees of his timely return to The Hague. These guarantees were...
  • Criminal Proceedings

    03/14/2006 3:33:02 AM PST · by Doctor13 · 11 replies · 406+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 14 March 2006 | John Laughland
    I was one of the last western journalists to meet Slobodan Milosevic. Having been called to The Hague as a potential witness, I spent an hour in his cell in January last year. Like most who met him, I found him polite and intelligent. "We will win," he told me. "Freedom is a universal value. They have no evidence against me." If the international criminal tribunal for the former Yugoslavia were a proper court of law, the charges against him would have been dismissed long ago. Unfortunately, it is a highly politicised organ, created on the initiative of the very...
  • 'Leprosy drug in Milosevic's blood'

    03/12/2006 2:26:21 PM PST · by Proctor · 53 replies · 1,391+ views ^ | 12-Mar-06 21:13 GMT | The Press Association
    'Leprosy drug in Milosevic's blood'Traces of a drug used to treat leprosy and tuberculosis were found in a blood sample taken in recent months from former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic, a news report has said.The report came hours after Milosevic's legal adviser revealed a letter the late Serb leader wrote on Friday, one day before his body was discovered in prison, alleging that he was being poisoned. In the report by state broadcaster NOS, a lawyer and commentator for the channel, Heikelina Verrijn Stuart, said she had confirmation that doctors first noticed the medicine in his blood in January. Stuart...