President Obama: "We’re making sure that the United States government has the structures, the mechanisms to better prevent and respond to mass atrocities. So I created the first-ever White House position dedicated to this task. It’s why I created a new Atrocities Prevention Board, to bring together senior officials from across our government to focus … Continue reading President Obama Speaks on Preventing Mass Atrocities
BBC: "Serbian authorities say they have arrested Goran Hadzic, the last remaining fugitive sought by the UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague. Mr Hadzic, 52, is wanted for atrocities committed in the 1991-1995 war in Croatia."
NY Times: "What can only be called ethnic cleansing, when an ethnic group is targeted for extermination, started in Kadugli and Dilling while we were there. Door to door executions of completely innocent and defenseless civilians, often by throat cutting, by special internal security forces. We don’t know how many yet; hundreds seems for sure, … Continue reading Crisis in Sudan: Allegations of Ethnic Cleansing in the Nuba Mountains
BBC: "The fugitive Bosnian war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic has been arrested in Serbia."
NPR: "After using delaying tactics for months, former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic was back in a Dutch courtroom Tuesday to face the first prosecution witness. Karadzic faces 11 counts of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide for the war in Bosnia during the 1990s."