Fall of Former Yugoslavia and the Creation Of ICTY

For most of the 20th century, there existed a country – Yugoslavia – in the Eastern part of Europe. It was created after the amalgamation of the Kingdom of Serbia, Kingdom of Montenegro, and the territories of the Austria-Hungarian Empire in 1929. Yugoslavia was originally called the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes. In theContinue reading “Fall of Former Yugoslavia and the Creation Of ICTY”

Nuremberg Trials and the Birth of the International Criminal Order

Almost 75 years have elapsed since World War II came to a close. After the Axis powers surrendered, the postwar world was shocked by the xenophobic Nazi ideology that regarded Jews as “parasitic vermin”. This led to the annihilation of millions of Jews, including prisoners of war and dissenters, and took away the lives ofContinue reading “Nuremberg Trials and the Birth of the International Criminal Order”