Last updated: May 21, 2018

‘Mission accomplished’ for UN war crimes court?

Danish UN soldiers push Bosnians away, many of them refugees from Gorazde seeking safety at the UN headquarters in Sarajevo in April 1994Srebrenica, Vukovar, Sarajevo: towns and cities indelibly scarred by a painful and shameful history and seared forever into Europe's collective conscience. For 23 years, their names and the memories of tens of thousands of victims have stalked the halls of the UN tribunal set up to punish those behind genocide, mass rapes and ethnic cleansing during Yugoslavia's violent death throes. Now as the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) prepares to deliver its final verdicts before closing its doors in 2017 and handing over to another mechanism, opinion on its legacy is divided.

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