Timeline in pictures and video: on the third day of Ratko Mladic’s trial and the anniversary of the massacre, TheJournal.ie takes a look back at the events of July 1995 – the UN and Europe’s darkest hour.
Today marks the deadline for Libya’s government to provide information to the International Criminal Court on the health and status of Mummar Gaddfi’s son – if it fails to do so it may be referred to the UN Security Council.
In a groundbreaking ruling, the Dutch state has been found responsible for the deaths of three Bosnian Muslim men during the bloody Srebrenica massacre of 1995 – which saw 8,000 Muslim men and boys killed by Serb forces.
Supermodel Naomi Campbell testified that she gave stones – believed to have come from ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor, who is being tried for war crimes – to the former head of Nelson Mandela’s children’s charity in 1997.
THE LATEST GANGLAND murder saw 29-year-old Gareth Hutch shot dead while getting into his car outside his flat in the city centre yesterday morning.
The killing took place on North Cumberland Street, just minutes from O’Connell Street, at around 10am.
Local representatives say residents have been left feeling abandoned with one councillor insisting that any similar outbreak of gun violence in another part of the country would have been met with a major crackdown by authorities.
Speaking in the Dáil yesterday, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he would meet with the community where this latest murder took place and “assure them that the government are serious about their protection”.
So today we’re asking, do you think the residents of inner city Dublin are being abandoned?
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