Posts Tagged ‘Bosnia’

May 27, 2011

The Security Council today welcomed the arrests this week of two fugitives wanted by the United Nations tribunals set up to try those responsible for the worst crimes committed during the Balkans conflicts of the 1990s and the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. (more…)

By Frank Chalk

Revision of an address to the Sixth Annual History in the Making Conference, Concordia University, 11 March 2000

I. THE PROBLEM BEFORE US

At the start of the 21st century, the slogan “Never Again” threatens to become an empty phrase, mocking our lack of humility and our pretensions to omniscience in preventing genocide. The examples of the failures of the international community to prevent genocide and crimes against humanity continue to multiply: Rwanda, Burundi, East Timor, Bosnia, and Kosovo represent only the tip of the iceberg. (more…)

23 June 2005

Of the eight international judges selected for the new War Crimes Chamber in the State Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Gerald Gahima of Rwanda has credentials the others do not. (more…)

Preventionism in Genocide Studies Tuesday, February 25, 2003

Since World War II, the field of genocide studies has evolved as an interdisciplinary and scholarly field in its own right. As an autonomous intellectual field, genocide studies has reached a point where it is necessary to develop models for the analysis of the field itself. (more…)

By Peter Tonge

Student, Robson Hall Faculty of Law

University of Manitoba Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada R3T 2N2 (more…)

By Thomas G. Weiss

For weeks, diplomats and military advisers fumbled in Western capitals and at the United Nation’s Security Council in New York to respond to East Africa’s agony. (more…)

By Romeo Dallaire & Hugh Segal–October 13, 2010

Changes in law, capabilities and posture – at home and internationally – will inform the new century’s responsible interventions. (more…)