Archives for posts with tag: ICC
Will Trump be Prosecuted for War Crimes?
By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey via “Huffington Post
 
Consequences for President Donald Trump’s rhetoric differ substantively from those of Candidate Trump as such may affect his personal culpability over potential crimes under international law and now that he is Commander in Chief. Incitement may be enough to create criminal culpability. — Read MORE —
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First International Day for Genocide Victims
From Diplomat Artist Buzz & Global Citizen
Genocide – Once More, Never Again?

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By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey via Huffington Post
Stripped of its previously presumed preventive rationale, ritualism, moralizing & mythology, the death penalty stands out as torture (or, employing terminology applied by a significant segment of US Courts, as “cruel & unusual punishment.”) –MORE–

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ambassador-muhamed-sacirbey/prosecuting-death-penalty_b_8351648.html

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By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey via Huffington Post
The challenge of Putin as well as ISIS requires an answer beyond avoidance & containment. — MORE — & Highlights from Ambassador Sacirbey’s recent presentation at Florida International University.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ambassador-muhamed-sacirbey/putin-drops-the-bombs-dea_b_8246278.html

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A picture taken on July 17, 2014, shows the wreckages of the malaysian airliner carrying 298 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur after it crashed, near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday that the Malaysia Airlines jet that crashed over rebel-held eastern Ukraine may have been shot down."We do not exclude that the plane was shot down and confirm that the Ukraine Armed Forces did not fire at any targets in the sky," Poroshenko said in a statement posted on the president's website. AFP PHOTO/ ALEXANDER  KHUDOTEPLY        (Photo credit should read Alexander KHUDOTEPLY/AFP/Getty Images)

By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey
Blocking accountability & seeking to blame others for its crimes, even when premeditated is a KGB tactic, but only marginally successful. Putin should have learned the lesson that the truth is bound to come through.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ambassador-muhamed-sacirbey/is-mh17-putins-katyn-wood_b_7842822.html

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Bosnia to US, From Refugees to Great Americans
By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey
Early July still brings a bittersweet week for Bosnian-Americans. They are reminded by the Srebrenica genocide commemoration why so many had to flee Bosnia & Herzegovina and why they/we are so fortunate to have been welcomed in America.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ambassador-muhamed-sacirbey/bosnia-to-us-from-refugee_b_7724096.html

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By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey via Huffington Post
When I was representing BiH at the UN, diplomats parroting cliches & media too frequently fell into the trap of repeating tales of “age old hatreds” while centuries of coexistence & the progress of the whole of society through diversity were ignored.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ambassador-muhamed-sacirbey/burundi-politics-of-ego-and-not-ethnicity_b_7428356.html