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Gideon Boas, August 19, 2008, The Age Newspaper
The international community, which is dominated by the West, does not demand accountability impartially.
IT HAS been a busy time for international politics and criminal justice. The arrest of Radovan Karadzic and his transfer to the war crimes tribunal in The Hague was important, not just because one of the most notorious modern-day war criminals had been removed from circulation, but because it signalled a courageous shift in Serbia away from bitter nationalist politics towards a future in Europe. (...)
While these are great steps in the development of international criminal justice and the fight against impunity, they are also examples of justice being levelled against weak states by powerful ones. ... (...)
Source: The Age, http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/this-is-not-real-justice-20080818-3xn9.html?page=-1