Judge Malcolm Simmons comments on status of Protected Witnesses

Some war crime survivors have applied to join an innovative scheme to allow victims to get involved in trials at the Hague-based Kosovo Specialist Chambers, but others remain hesitant, fearing violent retribution if their identities are revealed.  Judge Simmons commented that “It is also clear that, despite assurances, the KSC cannot guarantee the safety of victims and protected witnesses who testify before the court.”  Read the full article here: https://balkaninsight.com/2021/04/28/kosovo-war-survivors-nervous-about-participating-in-guerrillas-trials/


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