News Exercise #131


In case you haven’t heard the recent news, he has since been found guilty and convicted.

1. How many separate crimes has he been accused of?
2. In what ways were the people of Sarajevo terrorised?
3. How has he been making a living during the 13 years of his hiding?
4. Some people believe it is important to seek punishment for war crimes even if it is many, many years after the crimes had been committed, for two reasons. Of course, one reason is to punish the criminal, but what is the other reason?

Answers:
1. How many separate crimes has he been accused of?
Eleven counts, meaning eleven different cases.
2. In what ways were the people of Sarajevo terrorised?
There was sniper fire and mortar fire.
3. How has he been making a living during the 13 years of his hiding?
He became a new age healer, for which he carried out lectures and he ran a website.
4. Some people believe it is important to seek punishment for war crimes even if it is many, many years after the crimes had been committed, for two reasons. Of course, one reason is to punish the criminal, but what is the other reason?
It is believed that it could serve as a deterrent to stop other despots from committing such crimes.

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