2006 Saddam ~ 2008 Karadzic ~ 2011 Mladic captured alive: what about Gaddafi?
May 26, 2011 by Tjebbe van Tijen
Will the arrest of General Ratko Mladic be a sign for the warring Allied Forces to stop trying to kill Colonel Gaddafi and exercise restraint and patience instead of trying to kill this dictator? Negotiations and compromise will help Libya more than dropping even more munitions from the air. We need ‘the long arm of justice’ instead of ‘the eager hand grabbing for power’ in Libya.
Tableau made in 2008 to commemorate the arrest of Radovan Karadzic on July 21st. of that year with this caption: "last resort for a haunted man is to hide behind his beard covering a face that became a public icon ~ once his zeal is betryaed and his cover is torn, it still will take generations before his defaced idol has vanished from all shrines. To ridicule and make laughing stock out of a former ennemy is missing the opportunity to come to an understanding WHY it was that such a man could hold such power ~ it is failing to learn a lesson how to prevent it happeming again and again." (*)
(*) A documented version for each element of this tableau can be foudn at my web site: “
The indictment of Mladic can be found at the web site of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.