Milosevic Cases Linked to Avert Collapse of Trial
Zimonjic, Vesna Peric, The Independent (London, England)
THE WAR crimes trial of Slobodan Milosevic has been saved from imminent collapse after The Hague tribunal reluctantly agreed yesterday to combine indictments relating to three wars in the Balkans - Croatia, Bosnia and Kosovo - in a single trial.
Mr Milosevic, the first head of state to face international trial for war crimes in the modern era, faces 66 charges altogether. The United Nations court had originally planned to try him separately for crimes against humanity in Kosovo in 1999. It planned a second trial on charges of crimes against humanity in Croatia in 1991 and genocide during the war in Bosnia, which ran from 1992 to 1995.
But tribunal appeals judges …
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