Item Details

Whatever Happened to the War Crimes Tribunal? [electronic resource]

International Center for G.
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
In May of 1993, the United Nations Security Council voted unanimously to convene a war crimes tribunal to investigate crimes against humanity in Bosnia/Herzegovina and other former Yugoslav republics. Known as the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia or ICTY, and year after being formed there have been no investigations. This episode asks 'Why?' U.S. human rights expert Mort Halperin attempts to answer that question. Further reporting includes compelling video footage from the frontline in Angola; Andrew Tyndall explains why the media has ignored Mexico in their coverage of the NAFTA debate; and an interview with film director Jim Sheridan about his film "In the Name of the Father.
Release Date
1994
Run Time
26 min.
Language
English
Rating
11 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 14, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Series
Rights & Wrongs: Human Rights Television
Rights & Wrongs
Contents
  • Questions about War Crimes Tribunal (2:08)
  • Underfunded War Crimes Tribunal (4:00)
  • Justice Versus Peace (3:02)
  • American or Universal Values? (1:32)
  • China Trade Debate (2:19)
  • Reassurance on Clinton Human Rights Commitment (2:31)
  • Angola Civil War Ignored (1:23)
  • Angolan Civil War (1:44)
  • Media Ignores Mexico (1:08)
  • Additional Resources: Rights & Wrongs- Human Rights Television (0:14)
  • In the Name of the Father (3:47)
  • Sponsors & Credits: Whatever Happened to the War Crimes Tribunal? Rights & Wrongs- Human Rights Television (1:04)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c1994.
Publisher no.
  • 53112s Films Media Group
  • 53131 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
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Description
1 streaming video file (26 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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