Milosevic trial delayed again

[JURIST] The war crimes trial [JURIST news archive] of Slobodan Milosevic [BBC profile] has been further delayed due to Milosevic's poor health, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia [official website] Judge Patrick Robinson announced Monday. The trial was set to resume Monday after being delayed since last Wednesday [JURIST report] due to Milosevic's on-going health problems, but the ICTY's own head physician submitted a report to the court that stated Milosevic could not appear in court Monday. Milosevic's health has caused four delays in the defense proceedings totaling, according to the ICTY prosecutor's approximations, more than sixty days lost in court proceedings. Milosevic last week requested a six-week recess [JURIST report] in the trial; a three-judge panel has agreed to consider the request, but has not yet issued a ruling. From Belgrade, Radio B92 has more.

 

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