Publisher description for International justice in Rwanda and the Balkans : virtual trials and the struggle for state cooperation / Victor Peskin.


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This book tells the compelling story of how the UN International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda prod states implicated in atrocities to hand over their own leaders for trial. Without state cooperation, the United Nations would fail in its mission to help bring perpetrators of war crimes to justice and to rebuild and reconcile war-torn societies. The tribunalsā€™ relative success in overcoming state resistance to international trials is the outcome of a political process that Victor Peskin uncovers and explains. This is the first in-depth, comparative study of state cooperation in the tribunals.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Criminal justice, Administration of -- International cooperation.
International criminal courts.
Miloéseviāc, Slobodan, -- 1941-2006.
Serbia -- Politics and government.
Tu³man, Franjo.
Croatia -- Politics and government.
International Tribunal for Rwanda.
Rwanda -- History -- Civil War, 1994 -- Atrocities.