Serbia radical Vojislav Seselj guilty of war crimes - UN appeals court

Serbia radical Vojislav Seselj guilty of war crimes - UN appeals court
 

A UN court has overturned the acquittal of Serbian ultra-nationalist Vojislav Seselj for crimes committed during the 1990s Balkans conflict.
Appeal court judges in The Hague found him guilty of crimes against humanity, and sentenced him to 10 years in jail.
Seselj was acquitted two years ago of nine war crimes and crimes against humanity, following a trial lasting more than eight years.
He will not return to custody as he has served 12 years in pre-trial detention.
Balkans war: a brief guide Serbia country profile The presiding judge Theodor Meron told the court that Seselj was guilty... read more

 
11 April 2018 in World News, Views: 54
Source: BBC
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