BBC: Ratko Mladic jailed for life over Bosnia war genocide

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  1. Quality of the Tribunal is softly speaking doubtful.
    You may disagree but in my opinion the Tribunal is politically motivated and manipulated from Washington.
    Let's recall this case
    Vojislav Šešelj - Wikipedia
    It was his mistake. He naively believed that the Tribunal would strictly follow principles of justice.
    4 and half years in detention without trial. Can you as a policeman imagine something of this sort in the UK?
    11 years in detention! Is it fair especially taking into acocunt that
    There is in fact nothing to incriminate. Judges and their Washington masters just are waitingfor his death and continue imitation of fair trial.
    So what is quality of the Tribunal in comparison with British standards?
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  2. So, is our Russian Apologist actually suggesting this is a travesty of justice?

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  3. Of course it was politically motivated as well as being motivated by the deaths of the many people who died during this conflict.

    Not unlike the Nuremburg Trials. Similar type defendant, similar type crimes.
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  4. In my opinion, yes.
    Naser Orić - Wikipedia
    Namely mr.Oric, in violation of special status of Srebrenica enclave, ordered raids deep inside Serb controlled territory when many houses were burned, people killed, robbered.
    Namely he in fact provoked the Serbs to eliminate this wasps nest.
    So why he was finally acquitted?
    For political reasons. Washington decided to portray the Serbs as evil murderers and Bosnian Muslims as innocent victims.
    Look at him
  5. "There are no morals in politics; there is only expedience. A scoundrel may be of use to us just because he is a scoundrel."
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  6. I think this may reasonably apply to all parties in a conflict.
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  7. Couldn't agree more.
    War-crimes suspect ingests 'poison' at court ruling - CNN
    20 years in his case equal to life sentence.
    in my opinion the verdict is absurd and the Bosnian-Croatian general was choosen (among 5 otherss) as a scape-goat.
  8. And? Is he guilty of a war crime because of an offensive face? A poor hair style?
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  9. skid2

    skid2 LE Book Reviewer

    Well that’s too bad. Really. Bring on the rest of the guilty scapegoats then.
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  10. Poor hair style? Yes he is not bald but shamelessly bold.
    As for guilt then one point is undisputable. He ordered, instigated military operations from UN established safe zone. In this context he should be punished unconditionally.
  11. As you like 'whataboutery' Khabarovsk War Crime Trials - Wikipedia
    Talking of political motivation:
    Russia withdraws signature from international criminal court statute
    Russia withdraws from ICC because of a hissy fit about Crimea
    Russia abstains from vote on Yugoslav war crimes tribunal
    Oh, Russia absteins from the tribunal vote:
    You may find this useful: the definition of hypocrite
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  12. Why make the statement "Look at him"? Is your closet racism bubbling over?
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  13. Stonker

    Stonker On ROPs

  14. Not the grenade pic, that was just evolution in action...