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2006-03-11 Europe
Milosevic found dead in his cell
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Posted by Paul Moloney 2006-03-11 08:26|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [260 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 A week after Milan Babic.

I wonder what would be the reaction be if the same thing happened to Sadam?
Posted by swiss Tex 2006-03-11 08:38||   2006-03-11 08:38|| Front Page Top

#2 PIMF
Posted by swiss Tex 2006-03-11 08:39||   2006-03-11 08:39|| Front Page Top

#3 Does this mean the trial is over?? Or will it continue for another ten years?
Posted by DMFD 2006-03-11 08:43||   2006-03-11 08:43|| Front Page Top

#4 The UN has a "Detention Center"?
The way they rail about Gitmo you'd think that there was no such lawful thing as any "Detention Center?.

Ah, I get it now, they want to run all phases of any type of incarceration "Center" for when they themselves "Visit" for the next 20 or so.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2006-03-11 08:45||   2006-03-11 08:45|| Front Page Top

#5 From another article:

The European Union (EU) said Saturday that the death of former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic in The Hague is a sad moment, but does not change the need for the region to come to terms with the past.

Austrian Foreign Minister Ursula Plassnik, whose country holds the rotating EU presidency, told reporters here that she had been informed of the news on the death of Milosevic.

Plassnik said the passing away of any human being is itself a sad moment and that the death of Milosevic "does not alter in any way the need for the region to come to terms with the legacy of the past, of which Slobodan Milosevic has been a part."


No doubt Plassnik would have found a good word for Hitler; but then he was an Austrian, too.
Posted by Nimble Spemble 2006-03-11 09:05||   2006-03-11 09:05|| Front Page Top

#6 Oops, I commented on the other story, same topic, and rather duplicated DMFD's take. Sorry.
Posted by Threans Sniter5240 2006-03-11 09:11||   2006-03-11 09:11|| Front Page Top

#7 alot of good news today
Posted by Elmiting Gluger1772 2006-03-11 09:52||   2006-03-11 09:52|| Front Page Top

#8 Well then, my docket's clear for the next 10 years. No reason I can't take over the trial of Mr. Hussein
Posted by Carla Del Ponte">Carla Del Ponte  2006-03-11 11:48||   2006-03-11 11:48|| Front Page Top

#9 What gives? I thought the EUros didn't believe in the death penalty!
Posted by Spot">Spot  2006-03-11 12:21||   2006-03-11 12:21|| Front Page Top

#10 DMFD dittos


wouldn't want the Black Robes to miss out on any opvertime. Duct tape extra SloMo's corpse to a chair and do another 10.
Posted by RD 2006-03-11 12:32||   2006-03-11 12:32|| Front Page Top

#11 My wife's first thought was: "Damn, he cheated the hangman!" Then she remembered it was a UN trial. At least he died in jail.
Posted by xbalanke 2006-03-11 12:39||   2006-03-11 12:39|| Front Page Top

#12 He would have died of old age before the UN completed the 'trial' anyway.

Good Riddance....
Posted by CrazyFool 2006-03-11 13:10||   2006-03-11 13:10|| Front Page Top

#13 The worst thing about Slobo is that he discredited anti-jihadism. As it stands, the worst ethnic cleansers in Europe - Kosovo and Bosnia - do so under the protective wing of NATO. If the Serbs had articulated their concerns of Muslim extremism, and used civil means - where possible - of social pacification, they could have led Europe in counter-terrorism. Like President Nixon, Milosevic gave a "sword" to the wrong people, and they cut his political throat.
Posted by Listen To Dogs 2006-03-11 13:57||   2006-03-11 13:57|| Front Page Top

#14 He should have just plead guilty. If you take the usual maximum Euro-sentence of < 10 years, subtract time served and time off for good behavior, he would have been home five years ago.
Posted by 11A5S 2006-03-11 14:29||   2006-03-11 14:29|| Front Page Top

#15 With apologies for having bothered him.
Posted by lotp 2006-03-11 14:30||   2006-03-11 14:30|| Front Page Top

#16 Next up: Karadzic and Mladic.
Posted by Rafael 2006-03-11 14:55||   2006-03-11 14:55|| Front Page Top

#17 no wonder that cold snap moved through... brrr it's cold when they open those doors to hell.
Posted by 2b 2006-03-11 16:11||   2006-03-11 16:11|| Front Page Top

#18 10:00 hours GMT: Milo still dead.

Cause of death: IC tedium
Posted by Captain America 2006-03-11 17:14||   2006-03-11 17:14|| Front Page Top

#19 May flocks of demons guide him to his rest.
Posted by Desert Blondie 2006-03-11 21:17|| http://azjetsetchick.blogspot.com]">[http://azjetsetchick.blogspot.com]  2006-03-11 21:17|| Front Page Top

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