BREAKING NEWS ~ War crimes court charges ex-Kosovo PM with 37 counts

BREAKING NEWS ~ War crimes court charges ex-Kosovo PM with 37 counts

[JURIST] AP is reporting that the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia at The Hague has charged ex-Kosovo prime minister Ramush Haradinaj, formerly a senior commander in the Kosovo Liberation Army, with 37 counts of war crimes.

9:52 AM ET – The ICTY has posted the full text of the indictment, plus a press release. Haradinaj is charged with 17 counts of crimes against humanity (including inhumane acts, destruction of property, unlawful detention, deportation or forcible transfer of civilians, murder, rape) and 20 counts of violations of the laws or customs of war (including cruel treatment, murders and rape). Two of his KLA associates were also charged in the filing.