[spectre] milosevic charged with genocide in bosnia
Fri, 23 Nov 2001 16:25:01 +0000
i'm sure you've heard the news already, but if not:
Quoted from B92: <http://www.b92.net/archive/e/index.phtml>
"Hague charges Milosevic with genocide
14:40 THE HAGUE, Friday =96 The International Criminal Tribunal in The Hague=
has formally charged Slobodan Milosevic with genocide in Bosnia.
The court has confirmed that an indictment drawn up by Prosecutor Carla Del=
Ponte concerning atrocities against Croats and Muslims contained enough=20
evidence to proceed to trial.
In addition to genocide, the new indictment includes charges of crimes=20
against humanity and grave breaches of the Geneva Convention during the=20
Bosnian war of 1992 to 1995.
In its summary of the indictment, the prosecution alleges that Milosevic=20
=93participated in a joint criminal enterprise, the purpose of which was the=
forcible and permanent removal of non-Serbs from the Republic of=20
The indictment alleges that thousands of Bosnian Muslims and Croats were=20
killed and thousands more imprisoned in more than fifty detention=20
facilities under inhumane conditions. Many more were forcibly transferred=20
from their homes. (Reuters) "
Quoted from BBC:=20
"The UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague has formally charged former=20
Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic with genocide in connection with the=
1992-1995 Bosnian war. "