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Dictators: off to university or off to jail?

06-07-2011

What will happen to authoritarian rulers like Gaddafi of Libya and Assad of Syria?

Ben Ali of Tunisia was given safe passage to Saudi Arabia; Yemeni president Saleh is hospitalized in th same country.Mubarak is under arrest in Egypt. Why would Gaddafi resign and lay down his weapons when his only reward is a prison cell in The Hague? The international community's call to punish the perpetrators as voiced by the International Criminal Court may never come at the expense of the civilians who are the victims of these dictators.

Read more about this in Freek Landmeter's blog at The Broker Online.

 

Humanitarian Disarmament, Community Based Security and Citizens Rights, Middle East, The Netherlands

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