Ордер лицемерия

ЛОНДОН. Ранее в этом месяце Международный уголовный суд (МУС) удовлетворил запрос главного прокурора суда на выдачу ордера на арест президента Судана Омар аль-Башира по обвинению в военных преступлениях, а также преступлениях против человечности. Башир ответил тем, что выслал из страны агентства по оказанию иностранной помощи, которые следили за лагерями беженцев в Дарфуре.

В первый раз действующий глава государства был обвинен в военных преступлениях, что разделило людей во всем мире на тех, кто приветствовал это, как большой шаг в сторону международного правосудия, и тех, кто осудил этот шаг как колониализм. Обе позиции безнадежно сокрыты интеллектуальным и моральным занавесом.

Ордер не стал прорывом вперед. С юридической точки зрения нет различия в том, является ли обвиняемый действующим или бывшим главой государства. Однако с практической точки зрения есть огромная разница, так как действующий правитель может после этого нанести значительно больше вреда своему народу, чем бывший правитель, и, следовательно, ему не нужно давать поводов для мести.

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