Slobodan Milosevic was behind a joint criminal enterprise to force Croats from Serb-controlled areas of Yugoslavia, Zagreb argued in its genocide case against Belgrade at the International Court of Justice.
The front line in Mostar during the Bosnian war ran north-south, along a road parallel with the emerald waters of the Neretva River. Catholic Croats held the west and Muslim Bosniaks the east, much as they do today.
As Kenya’s police force begins the latest step in a major vetting process as part of a reform of the service, security experts and human rights groups warn that more needs to be done to deal with an institutionalised pattern of abuses.
Calling on the United Nations and the wider international community to help the Government of Mali strengthen its judicial system, the UN independent expert on human rights in the country expressed concern today at the difficulties facing Malian justice in the prosecution of serious crimes committed in during the violence that engulfed the north in 2012.