Bangladesh tribunal: Criticism of procedural shortcomings are not welcome
The court’s lack of protection for witnesses and victims and overall lack of due process rights are among some of its numerous criticisms.
One of the many challenges facing the tribunal is managing expectations of what it can and should achieve.
Though the tribunal has been welcomed in Bangladesh, serious concerns have about its trial standards remain.
The prosecution must prove that the accused not only did the act, but also intended the consequences.
International law draws lines that do not in all ways match our sense of the most awful behavior.
Many Rwandans believe that UN peacekeepers had an obligation to help them.
Since its creation in 1993, the ICTY has indicted 162 people, ranging from political and military leaders to low-level fighters.
Besieging forces are not allowed to target civilians or starve them “as a method of warfare.”