ICJ rejects both genocide lawsuits

THE HAGUE -- The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has rejected Croatia's lawsuit accusing Serbia of committing genocide in its territory from 1991 until 1995.

Source: B92, Beta, Tanjug
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  1. To Ivan,

    Long live Russia, China, Iran and North Korea.

    Hahahaha you are right Ivan. You do not belong in Europe.
    (Loda, 4 February 2015 19:41)

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  2. To my Serb countrymen, did you really expect justice from the Hague? Even if you would've given them the smoking gun they would've come up with jargon to refute that evidence. The Serbian lawsuit was rejected only to equalize the two sides and not because genocide did not occur. If they would've found the Croats guilty, then rest assured, the Serbs would've been found guilty also. Justice is the furthest thing from The Hague's mind. This is all about the US terrorists imposing their will and hatred towards the Serbs. We are an obstacles to their imperialistic plans. To that, all I have to say is, long live Russia, China, Iran, North Korea, and all the other great ant-terrorist countries.
    (ivan, 4 February 2015 17:26)

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  3. From Croatian Canadian: "...they have to prove thjere were more than 70,000 that perished at the hands of Ustasa, something they cannot prove because it just did not happen.

    they have a hard time getting 35,000 names on a list, never mind 100,000!"

    Croatian Canadian, you're a dinosaur. Come to grips with your nation's ugly past and that of your Ustasha relatives. Your Nazi Ustasha fabrications have worn thin on this site. Now put your tail between your legs and run off...hopefully never to be heard from again.
    (njegos, 4 February 2015 01:57)

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  4. Andy...they have to prove thjere were more than 70,000 that perished at the hands of Ustasa, something they cannot prove because it just did not happen.

    they have a hard time getting 35,000 names on a list, never mind 100,000!
    (Croatian Canadian, 3 February 2015 21:42)

    No, independent and non-Balkan historians have confirmed that 700, 000 Serbs, Jews and Roma were butchered just in one concentration camp-Jasenovac. But there were in fact multiple camps including Jadovno where just as gruesome killings were committed.

    Problem is that we Serbs were stupid enough to let Tito reign and his biggest enemies were not the Croatian Nazi fascists but rather the Serbian Royalist Chetnik resistance army. So they spent their rule rewriting history that General Draza was a collaborator and the Croatian war crimes were really not all that bad. To kind of "equalize" all of us in the name of brotherhood and unity as they called it.

    Problem is, it wasn't equal. Croatian society was never forced to confront their demonic past and all the hundreds of thousands they murdered. Same after the Wars in the 1990s, you committed ethnic cleansing and celebrate it every year. Tito didn't make you confront your Nazism and today you celebrate Hitler openly and thousands pack Croatian soccer stadiums every weekend celebrating fascism.
    (Ari Gold, 4 February 2015 00:03)

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  5. Croatian canadian, more than 750 000 serbs and other minorities were brutally slaughtered just at Jasenovac, there are hundreds of thousands listed by name on the internet but of course as an ustasa its hard to face the truth that you belong to the most bloodthirsty nation in the history.
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    (Daniel, 4 February 2015 00:01)

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  6. Croatian canadian, more than 750 000 serbs and other minorities were brutally slaughtered just at Jasenovac, there are hundreds of thousands listed by name on the internet but of course as an ustasa its hard to face the truth that you belong to the most bloodthirsty nation in the history.
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    (Daniel, 3 February 2015 23:59)

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  7. Croatia suing Serbia for genocide is like hitler and Nazi Germany suing jews.
    (Ratko, 3 February 2015 22:47)

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  8. What surprised me was that Serbia didn't raise a case based around the events of WW2 and the Ustasha - that was about the destruction of the Serb people.
    (Andy UK, 3 February 2015 14:06)

    Andy...they have to prove thjere were more than 70,000 that perished at the hands of Ustasa, something they cannot prove because it just did not happen.

    they have a hard time getting 35,000 names on a list, never mind 100,000!
    (Croatian Canadian, 3 February 2015 21:42)

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  9. (ii) Forced displacement of the Krajina Serb population

    The Court notes that it is not disputed that a substantial part of the Serb population of the Krajina fled that region as a direct consequence of the military actions carried out by Croatian forces during Operation “Storm”, in particular the shelling of the four towns referred to above. The transcript of the Brioni meeting makes it clear that the highest Croatian political and military authorities were well aware that Operation “Storm” would provoke a mass exodus of the Serb population; they even to some extent predicated their military planning on such an exodus, which they considered not only probable, but desirable.
    (Dragan, Toronto, 3 February 2015 20:36)

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  10. Daniel: "[…] after todays Serbian victory."

    If you were a civilized person - and not a primitive one as you present yourself - you'd hang your head down for shame, as should do your Croat pen pals, too. These verdicts were no victories to either side.

    You aren't responsible for the killed and murdered people in Vukovar. But I hold you accountable for your behaviour today, which reveals an arrogant and willfully mean personality.
    (Olli, 3 February 2015 20:25)

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  11. both countries commited crimes against eachother and both countries leaders are puppet of the west. Puppet of the west include leaders from kosovo, macedonia, montenegro, bosnia, slovenia etc.
    (bridge, 3 February 2015 18:35)

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  12. No this is my reaction when aggressor war criminal Serbia thinking they got away with murder, rape, pillage, pogroms etc. Then they shot them self's and you know who else [link] now Serbia doesn't get any more. Now all that awaits them is inbred idiocy and poverty of every kind of their choosing.
    (Your freind always Lenard, 3 February 2015 18:19)

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  13. It's not what Miho or Mihajlo think or feel. Get over it. You too, Mirsad. Nobody cares any more. It's what Washington and the European Commission think and feel is good for the US and EU. At this moment they both think that Serbia is important, they need Serbia in the E U and not to stabilaze the Balkans. To keep Russia out of Serbia and therefor the Balkans and the Eu. Last year's parade through Belgrade was amazing, only the Pope and the Queen of England were missing. The Pope asked but the Patriarch had to politely decline, affraid that the Serbs would be up in arms against the visit regarding the Roman Church's stand on Cardinal Stepinac's good deeds during WWII and his path to sainthood in the Roman Church. So, stop winning and go get a job. That way you can halp your country3.
    (sarah, 3 February 2015 18:00)

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  14. 15 years and 30 million kuna later, the ICJ delivers a verdict most of us already knew and expected. The money wasted in lawyer fees alone could have been better spent rebuilding and revitalizing Vukovar instead of letting it sit like a hollow shell.
    (Balkan Anthropologist, 3 February 2015 17:39)

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  15. Actual footage of Lenard and Bam bam after todays Serbian victory.
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    (Daniel, 3 February 2015 16:54)

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  16. Nedic, Tito, Seselj & Ariel Sharon all terrorists who never paid the price for crimes against humanity. ""

    What did Seselj do? Who did he kill? Take away him and add Pavelic, Tudjman, Markac and Gotovina to your list to make it more complete. To t his day you never paid for your horrible crimes during ww2.
    (Daniel, 3 February 2015 16:29)

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  17. We've obtained actual footage of Lenard's reaction upon hearing this:

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    Faithfully yours,
    (The B92 Lenard Fan Club, 3 February 2015 16:05)

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  18. Hopefully this will shut up the nationalist cancers on both sides.
    (LK, 3 February 2015 15:58)

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  19. This verdict has infuriated the victims. Hatred towards Serbs will continue for the next 1000 years.
    (Bam Bam, 3 February 2015 13:07)

    Bzzzzzt -- "Maintenance, clean up in Aisle 7. Maintenance, clean up in Aisle 7. Bam Bam just threw another temper tantrum and made a boom boom on the floor. Bring a pack of clean adult diapers for changing." Bzzzzzt
    (Dum Dum, 3 February 2015 15:29)

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  20. I said this would happen!

    Had the ICJ sided with either of these claims and ruled that genocide had taken place, it'd be the smallest genocide in history.

    Croatia claimed that there was a genocide based on the deaths of 6,603 Croat civilians with a further 1,218 Croat civilians missing.

    Serbia's counter claim was that there was a genocide based on 2,344 Serb civilians killed/ missing.

    The death of anyone is a horrible thing and unfortunately innocent civilians always die in war. Ethnic cleansing and other war crimes took place but genocide did not.

    RIP
    (Ian, UK, 3 February 2015 15:13)

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  21. It was always going to happen. In both cases, the agressors were trying to gain control of rebel areas, not wipe people out.

    That said, not sure what would have happened in the Krajina Serbs would have stayed put.

    What surprised me was that Serbia didn't raise a case based around the events of WW2 and the Ustasha - that was about the destruction of the Serb people.
    (Andy UK, 3 February 2015 14:06)

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  22. It just goes to show that you can slaughter innocent people and get away with it. Nedic, Tito, Seselj & Ariel Sharon all terrorists who never paid the price for crimes against humanity. This verdict has infuriated the victims. Hatred towards Serbs will continue for the next 1000 years.
    (Bam Bam, 3 February 2015 13:07)

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  23. To sum up: genocide means only physically destroying an ethnicity - forcibly remove them or expel them is something different.

    So only Srebrenica was a genocide in the ex-YU wars - killing all male people is 'physical destruction'.
    (Comm. Parrisson, 3 February 2015 12:59)

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  24. Means that Srebrenica genocide stands judicially alone.
    (Commentator, 3 February 2015 12:56)

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  25. Well we know that the Ustashe lived in a completely delusional world when not even the vehemently anti-Serb Hague Tribunal backed their claims.
    (Ari Gold, 3 February 2015 12:02)

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