Haradinaj was a senior commander of the KLA, the ethnic Albanian guerrilla force that opposed Slobodan Milosevic [JURIST news archive] during the 1998-1999 Kosovo war [BBC backgrounder]. He was indicted [initial indictment, PDF] by ICTY prosecutors in 2005.
5/21/08 - According to Reuters, Hoxhiu pleaded not guilty [Reuters report] in the Hague on Wednesday. Also on Wednesday, the ICTY assigned German lawyer Christian Kemperdick as duty counsel for Hoxhiu [order, PDF] until permanent counsel is assigned.
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