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UN Yugoslavia war crimes court issues final indictment

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) issued its final indictment on Tuesday, after over a decade of bringing war criminals to justice. A spokeswoman for the court said that the indictments [ICTY official site] against former Macedonian Interior Minister Ljube Boskovski and a former senior police officer would be the last from the tribunal, established in 1993 to investigate atrocities committed following the breakup of the former Yugoslavia. The court's goal is to finish trials by 2008 and close by the end of 2010. Reuters has more.

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