In the Balkans truth generally lacks a transcendent or ontological dimension, it tends to be purely tribal.
In 2012, judge Matimba demolished not just her fellow-judges’ legal findings in the Tolimir trial but implicitly thrashed the Hague Tribunal as well. On June 8 she could tweak the Tribunal’s tail again, Stephen Karganovic writes.
The unanswered questions about Srebrenica are not mere trifles. They go to the very core of what happened and why.
The officially sacralized narratives, both Srebrenica and now Coronavirus, have tested human credulity to the limit. May we ever be allowed to question protected tales, even when under the onslaught of facts they make less and less sense?