DAVID HARLAND's FALSEHOODS ABOUT THE ICTY
|Dr Marko Hoare and David Harland.|
The following is a response to David Harland by Dr. Marko A. Hoare:
David Harland's Attack on the ICTY
David Harland, Executive Director of the Center for Humanitarian Dialogue and head of UN Civil Affairs in Bosnia-Hercegovina in 1993-1995, recently published, in the New York Times, a polemic against the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY). Responding to the recent acquittals of Croatia’s Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac and Kosovo’s Ramush Haradinaj, he accused the Tribunal of ‘selective justice’ on the grounds that it has essentially only convicted Serb perpetrators, acquitted non-Serb perpetrators and failed to punish crimes against Serbs. This is, of course, the claim that hardline Serb nationalists and supporters of Slobodan Milosevic have been making for about the last two decades. Instead of carrying out any research into the actual record of the ICTY in order to support his thesis, Harland simply repeats a string of cliches of the kind that frequently appear in anti-Hague diatribes by Serb nationalists. Continue reading Full Article >>>
Tip: You may also wish to read Ina Vukic's response to David Harland, entitled "Insidious Peddling of the Myth of Persecution of Serbs."