War Crimes Commission?s Final Report Indicate Evidence of War Crimes

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Wednesday, June 1, 1994
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Volume: 
10
Issue: 
6
232
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On June 2, 1994, the five-member War Crimes Commission for the Former Yugoslavia submitted a report, concluding that crimes against humanity have unquestionably been committed that can be proved in court to constitute genocide. The five-member commission, which Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni heads, has documented significant war crimes and has exerted pressure on the War Crimes Tribunal to start initiating and adjudicating prosecutions although the Tribunal still awaits the appointment of a prosecutor. The report contains various studies, including one about the ethnic cleansing in the Prijedor region and one on the usage of rape to impose terror?[more]