Tuesday, August 14, 2007

On August 14, ...

... 2000, by its Resolution 1315, the U.N. Security Council authorized Secretary-General Kofi Annan to negotiate, with the government of Sierra Leone, the establishment of a mixed national-international tribunal for adjudication of crimes arising out of the civil war of the 1990s. Established 2 years later was the Special Court for Sierra Leone. As posted here, here, and here, the Court issued its 1st 2 judgments earlier this summer.
... 1929, U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.) was born in Lynch, Kentucky.

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