‘When Historic Injustice Meets Tort Law: the Case of the Srebrenica Genocide’

“In July 1995, thousands of Muslim Bosniak men were deported from the enclave Srebrenica and subsequently killed by the Bosnian Serb army under the command of Ratko Mladić. The UN had declared Srebrenica a ‘safe area’, but the Dutchbat soldiers were not able to prevent the capturing and killing of the victims by the Bosnian Serb army. Years later, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled that the massacre constituted genocide …” (more)

[Gijs van Dijck, M-EPLI Blog, July 16]

First posted 2017-07-17 06:35:08

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