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Published: 10 May 2018

496 Pages


ISBN: 9780190882273

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Some Kind of Justice

The ICTY's Impact in Bosnia and Serbia

Diane Orentlicher

  • Explores the ICTY's evolving impact in Serbia, whose wartime leader plunged the former Yugoslavia into vicious ethnic conflict
  • Studies the ICTY's impact in Bosnia-Herzegovina, which experienced searing atrocities culminating in the Srebrenica genocide
  • Focuses on the Tribunal's impact on victims' experience of justice as well as domestic accountability processes, including the work of a hybrid court in Bosnia
  • Covers the Tribunal's impact on official, elite, and community discourses about wartime atrocities, as well as official gestures of acknowledgement
  • Highlights the perspectives of Bosnians and Serbians through interviews conducted by the author
  • Offers important and practical lessons learned about how the International Criminal Court and other tribunals can improve their performance
  • Provides fresh insights into the question when a community in crisis might benefit from the engagement of an international court

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