War crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb general begins at ICTY

[JURIST] The trial [press release] of Dragomir Milosevic [ICTY case backgrounder] began Thursday at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia [official website]. Milosevic, a former Bosnian Serb general not related to former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic, has been indicted [PDF text] on crimes against humanity and war crimes charges for his role in the shelling of civilians in Sarajevo during the Bosnian war. Milosevic surrendered [JURIST report] to the ICTY in 2004.

Milosevic was initially indicted in 1998 with Stanislav Galic [ICTY case backgrounder], commander of the Sarajevo Romanija Corps before Milosevic. Galic was convicted [judgment] and sentenced to life in prison [JURIST report] in November 2006. AP has more.

 

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