War Crimes Proceedings Without the Accuse

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Tuesday, March 1, 1994
Author: 
Sharla Leigh Evert
Volume: 
10
Issue: 
3
Abstract: 
When the Yugoslavia war crimes trials get under way, possibly before the end of 1994, charges will be filed against defendants, whether or not they appear before the court. The international tribunal has announced its intention to publicize charges, evidence and arrest warrants against alleged war criminals who refuse to appear in former Yugoslavia. With this absentee procedure the war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia apparently is trying to dissuade previous criticism regarding its lack of authority?[more]