Aug 29, 2008
Karadzic's genocide trial is underway, as is the hilarity.
--Judge: "You are charged with genocide, how do you plead...?"
--Karadzic: "I will not plead."
--Judge: "I shall therefore enter on your behalf a plea of not guilty."
--Karadzic: "May I hold you to your word?"
--Judge: "Which word?"
--Karadzic: "That I'm not guilty."
--Judge: (Behind a grin.) "That we shall see in due course Mr. Karadzic."
While it's nice to know that genocidal enemies of humanity still think they're funny, we hope Lord Bonomy will be a bit more expeditious than his previous tenure as a judge in the Milosevic trial. Also, Lord Bonomy replaces Judge Alphonse Orie, whom Karadzic had accused of being too hard on Serbian war criminals.