1. Frankly any such attempt at a new verdict would be pointless but not, as Ljajic says, because the standard for proving genocide is very high. The court has already ruled that genocide was committed just not that Serbia was complicit. It would be futile because the further away from the events of 1995 that we move the less likely it is that Izetbegovic and his legal team would be able to find new compelling evidence. Even if a new verdict was reached, what would that change in practice? The RS is not going to be abolished even if Dodik were to come out and admit that genocide occurred. Times have changed and the EU, the US and a large number of domestic actors are looking to the future not dwelling on the past. I've said it before and I'll do so again, focus on job creation. Right, that's my lot for 2 months. Off to BiH with no smart phone, computer, tablet or laptop. Happy days for me and for you!
    (ned taylor, 8 February 2017 17:44)

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  2. While it is true that it will not dismantle RS a decision to reverse the original finding, will finally acknowledge the role played by Serbia in the conflict and allow for a reconciliation process to begin instead of all the platitudes and misinformation cranked up by the Serb institutions when it comes to offering the 'friendly' hand of cooperation. RS will always have blood on its hands, such was their decision to walk that dark path, but at least their dependency on Serbia's assets, directions, logistics and finance will at last be brought into the light of day.
    (iko, 9 February 2017 08:27)

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