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Health-Based Approach May Help ID Groups At Risk Of Genocide
2011-09-19 09:55:07

  Researchers from North Carolina State University are proposing a health-based approach to identifying groups at high risk of genocide, in a first-of-its-kind attempt to target international efforts to stop these mass killings before they start. Genocide, or the willful attempt to exterminate a specific population, is a violation of international law. In recent years, international discussion of genocide has focused in part on finding ways to identify populations at risk in order...

GlobalSign Stops Issuing Authentication Certificates For Investigation
2011-09-07 11:48:54

  GlobalSign, a Belgian security firm, has stopped issuing authentication certificates for websites. This move comes after an anonymous hacker claimed to have gained access to the company's services. If the attack is confirmed then it would be the second security breach at a European certificate authority in two months. Comodohacker claimed responsibility for an attack on DigiNotar that saw hundreds of fake authentications issued. Certificate authorities (CAs) are...

2008-08-30 09:00:11

FORMER Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic yesterday refused to enter pleas to 11 war crimes charges. And he told a judge: "This court is representing itself falsely as a court of the international community whereas it is, in fact, a court of Nato whose aim is to liquidate me." The Scottish judge, Iain Bonomy, entered not guilty pleas on his behalf during the 25 minute hearing at the UN tribunal in The Hague. Karadzic is set to appear again on September 17. He is charged with genocide...

2008-08-01 18:00:10

Bosnian Muslim survivors of the Srebrenica massacre (above) listen to news of the initial war-crimes tribunal appearance of Radovan Karadzic, the former Bosnian Serb leader accused of directing a reign of terror during the 1992-95 war. Karadzic (right) was cut short by the judge when he tried to protest his arrest and was put on notice that the prosecution will object to his demand to represent himself. (c) 2008 Commercial Appeal, The. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All...

2008-08-01 00:02:15

By CLAIRE SOARES For the women of Srebrenica - wives who lost their husbands, daughters robbed of their fathers and brother, mothers who buried sons - it was a day they thought would never come, as Radovan Karadzic appeared in the dock, accused of masterminding and marshalling a campaign of genocide against the Bosnian Muslims. Shorn of his beard and spiritual healer disguise that helped him evade capture for more than decade, the Karadzic standing in The Hague before the UN War Crimes...

2008-07-31 18:00:14

RADOVAN Karadzic is hidden from view in this helicopter waiting to take the former Bosnian Serb leader from Rotterdam to The Hague yesterday. But today he will finally be fully under public scrutiny as he faces a UN war crimes tribunal charged with genocide in the 1992-95 Bosnia war. Karadzic, 63, was transferred to his Dutch prison cell at dawn after flying under tight security from Belgrade where he was held last week. He will now be asked to enter a plea. And though it will take...

2008-07-31 15:00:16

Public Bosnian B-H TV One devotes a half of its prime-time evening newscast to Radovan Karadzic's first appearance before the Hague tribunal. The TV leads with a factual report on Karadzic's appearance in court and his decision to defer entering a plea until 29 August, especially highlighting part of Karadzic's statement on a deal with US special envoy Richard Holbrooke that he would not be handed over to the tribunal if he withdrew from political life in 1996. "[Reporter] Radovan Karadzic...

2008-07-31 09:00:16

By MIKE CORDER By Mike Corder The Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands The Yugoslav war crimes tribunal has Radovan Karadzic in custody, 13 years after indicting the Bosnian Serb leader on genocide charges. From video of summary executions to photos of skeletal prisoners, prosecutors have plenty of evidence of atrocities. But Slobodan Milosevic's tortuous trial demonstrated how tricky it is to prove a political leader masterminded the crimes as part of a genocidal plot to...

2008-07-31 00:00:21

By The Associated Press 7 Bosnian Serbs guilty of genocide SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) -- The Bosnian war crimes court convicted seven Bosnian Serbs of genocide Tuesday in the 1995 massacre of Bosnian Muslims at Srebrenica and handed down prison sentences ranging from 38 to 42 years. Four others were acquitted. Issuing their first sentence related to Europe's worst massacre since World War II, judges at the war crimes court sent three of the former policemen to jail for 42 years,...

2008-07-30 00:00:20

By Vesna Peric Zimonjic Police battled hardline Serbian nationalists on the streets of Belgrade last night after a demonstration protesting against the planned extradition of the former Bosnian Serb leader, Radovan Karadzic. Police used tear gas, rubber bullets and stun grenades to disperse the rally. More than 3,500 police in full anti-riot gear were deployed as hundreds of protesters became violent. There had been fears earlier in the day that the rally would turn violent after an...


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