Legal news from Saturday, September 11, 2010
15:09 EDT

[JURIST] Serbia's Office of the War Crimes Prosecutor [official website] on Saturday announced charges against nine individuals for their suspected involvement in the 1998-1999 Kosovo war [BBC backgrounder; JURIST news archive]. The charges include [AP report] murder, rape, looting, destruction of property and intimidation. The nine, all former members of [read more]

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[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] on Friday ordered [text, PDF] former Kosovo Albanian military leader Ramush Haradinaj [ICTY materials, PDF; JURIST news archive] to remain in custody while awaiting a new trial. The court determined that granting Haradinaj a provisional release would lead [read more]

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[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website] on Friday upheld [opinion, PDF] a jury verdict clearing Chevron [corporate website] of wrongdoing in the 1998 deaths of two protesters occupying a Nigerian oil platform operated by the company. Protesters Arolika Irowarinun and Bola Oyinbo, were killed [read more]

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