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Milosevic trial adjourned until November

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia announced Friday that the trial of former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic is adjourned until Nov. 9 due to an unavailability of witnesses scheduled for next week. Read the ICTY press statement here. Defense witnesses have been particularly problematic throughout the trial, and many have stated that they will not cooperate unless Milosevic is allowed to represent himself again. He his currently being represented by court-appointed counsel, who appealed their appointment earlier this week on the grounds that Milosevic is not co-operating with them. Reuters has more. JURIST's Paper Chase has continuous coverage of the Milosevic trial here.

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