What do you feel about Karadzics trial where Instead taking blame on himself for the cold-blooded massacre of some 8,000 men and boys in Srebrenica, he chose yesterday to blame the Bosnian Muslims and Croats for waging a war against the Serbs and claimed that the Serbs were acting purely in self-defence in a holy cause.....Why do criminals behave like this all the time ---Your views please ????
It was hard to watch this man set out the case for his total innocence without a mixture of fascination and revulsion. Even now, when the evidence is so clear, Karadzic believes he can justify the enormities of Bosnian-Serb behavior, with the argument that they were merely defending themselves. Thus occupying the mountains ringing Bosnias capital Sarajevo, and for 44 months, raining artillery shells onto the besieged and helpless population, killing 12,000 and maiming thousands more, was purely defensive. He even had an explanation for the most notorious crime of the siege, the 1994 mortar attack on the citys marketplace in which 70, mostly women, were slain and dozens injured. It was, said Karadzic, a stage-managed trick by the defenders.
A man so steeped in unreality, so anxious to pervert the truth when the evidence is piled mountain-high against him cannot but be an object of awful fascination. He is also a grim reminder of the unrepentant N ...more