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Milosevic Ally Commits Suicide at The Hague

 

The UN war crimes tribunal at The Hague in the Netherlands has announced that former Croatian Serbian leader Milan Babic has commited suicide whilst serving a 13-year sentence for crimes against humanity.

The tribunal said in a statement that Babic’s body was found last night, and also that "The Dutch authorities were called immediately. After conducting an investigation, they confirmed that the cause of death was suicide."

Babic was a political ally of Slobodan Milosevic, though he testified against him during Milosevic’s trial before The Hague. An inquiry into how an inmate under regular observation committed suicide has been opened.

 
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  what?  
 
a 13-year sentence for crimes against humanity? my cousin's doing 15 for drugs and violating parole.
 
  by: manilaryce     03/06/2006 11:33 PM     
  @manilaryce  
 
Drugs are bad, mmmkay.

But crimes against humanity, those aren't so bad, as long as don't do drugs while commiting crimes against humanity. Because drugs are bad.
 
  by: tellgar     03/07/2006 12:16 AM     
  i guess  
 
you commit war crimes it's no big deal. you do drugs and you're worse than hitler. you do both and you're president of the united states.
 
  by: manilaryce     03/07/2006 03:17 AM     
  hm  
 
So when are the Croatian, Bosnian Muslim, Albanian and NATO war criminals going to face justice?

Oh right sorry, we are still meant to be pretending the Serbs are the devil.
 
  by: whipd+kreem     03/07/2006 04:57 AM     
  @W+K  
 
This guy was Croatian, not Serbian.
As for crimes against humanity... did NATO forces commit genocide? Did they murder civilians under the hood of Ethnic Cleansing? No, that's propably why they won't be charged with crimes against humanity. As for your comment stating no other parties are standing trial. That's just wrong. There are Bosnians and Croats standing trial just as there are Serbians.
 
  by: macbethium   03/07/2006 11:38 AM     
  @manyl  
 
That made me laugh so hard I choked. How sad is that,

That it is the truth I mean, we have a druggy running our country that commits war crimes. and I sit here laughing about it.
 
  by: RoBBoB     03/07/2006 02:39 PM     
  Can Dish it out  
 
He can Dish it out but can't take it back, just another typical Coward.
 
  by: captainJane     03/08/2006 09:54 PM     
  nato innocent? Psht yea and im the easter bunny  
 
Bombing schools, hospitals, bridges, and trains, packed with civilians(especially trains FLEEING the bombing), is...?
Not a war crime?

Why isnt Clinton and others in his administration at the time of Bosnia, up on some charges?
You are aware they broke the arms embargo, and made weapon drops to the Muslim side?.. or are american war crimes justified and excusable?
Ever wonder why the US refuses to allow its people to be tried by international courts?
 
  by: whipd+kreem     03/09/2006 07:48 AM     
  Good Point.  
 
Whipd-kreem very good point.
That is just what I would like to see it is way over due, when a president or Pm has allowed something like that to happen it should be thoroughly checked out and they should lead by example.
 
  by: captainJane     03/10/2006 07:36 AM     
 
 
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