War crimes

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2003 file photo, Serbian ultranationalist Vojislav Seselj is seen during his initial appearance at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands. Prosecutors are set to explain to United Nations judges why they believe that the 2016 acquittal of a Serbian ultranationalist on war crimes and crimes against humanity charges should be overturned on appeal in Wednesday's Dec. 13, 2017, hearing in The Hague. (AP Photo/Toussaint Kluiters, Pool, File)
December 13, 2017 - 9:11 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A prosecutor urged United Nations judges Wednesday to overturn the acquittals of a prominent Serbian ultranationalist on atrocity charges, saying that failure to do so would inflict lasting damage to the legacy of a groundbreaking war crimes tribunal. Prosecutor...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, Slobodan Praljak, center, enters the Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal court in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. Croatia's state television said Saturday Dec. 9, 2017, that former general Praljak who died after taking a poison at a U.N. war crimes court, was cremated during a private ceremony held Thursday. (Robin van Lonkhuijsen/ file Pool Photo via AP)
December 09, 2017 - 8:43 am
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia's state television says a former general who died after taking what he said was poison at a U.N. war crimes court has been cremated. The report said Saturday that a private ceremony was held Thursday for Slobodan Praljak, who was convicted of war crimes in Bosnia and...
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December 08, 2017 - 10:51 am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The Latest on deadly attack on U.N. peacekeepers in Congo (all times local): 4:55 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the attack on peacekeepers in Congo is the worst in the U.N.'s recent history and is "a war crime." "Today is a very tragic day for the U.N...
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Newspapers on display reporting on Slobodan Praljak, in the southern Bosnian town of Mostar 140 kms south of Sarajevo, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. Praljak, a former Bosnian Croatian general died shortly after swallowing liquid he said was poison during an appeals hearing at a United Nations war crimes tribunal. The 72-year-old stunned the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia on Wednesday when he gulped down liquid from a small bottle seconds after a U.N. appeals judge had confirmed a 20-year sentence against him. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
December 01, 2017 - 5:49 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A former Croatian general who died after swallowing a liquid at a war crimes hearing in the Netherlands had cyanide in his system, Dutch prosecutors said after an autopsy was performed Friday. Preliminary results from a toxicological test revealed "a concentration of...
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Bosnian Croat man Pero Pervisic , 49, friend of late Gen. Praljak, pays his respect in front of house where Gen. Slobodan Praljak was born, on the house are placed posters reading " Our Hero", in southern Bosnian town of Capljina 170 kms south of Sarajevo, on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. Gen. Praljak took his own life during sentence reading before The International War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague. Praljak was standing trial for war crimes committed in the name of Bosnian Croats, during 1992-95 war.(AP Photo/Amel Emric)
December 01, 2017 - 6:08 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the dramatic death of a Croat ex-general (all times local): 12 p.m. The U.N.'s Yugoslav war crimes tribunal is launching an independent review into the court's "internal operations" around the dramatic death of a Croat ex-general who swallowed what he...
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A Bosnian Croat woman lights a candle in memory of Slobodan Praljak, in the southern Bosnian town of Mostar 140 kms south of Sarajevo, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. Praljak, a former Bosnian Croatian general died shortly after swallowing liquid he said was poison during an appeals hearing at a United Nations war crimes tribunal. The 72-year-old stunned the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia on Wednesday when he gulped down liquid from a small bottle seconds after a U.N. appeals judge had confirmed a 20-year sentence against him. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
November 30, 2017 - 10:59 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the death of a former Bosnian Croatian general who died shortly after swallowing liquid he said was poison during an appeals hearing at a United Nations war crimes tribunal. (all times local): 4:40 p.m. A lawyer for an ex-Croatian general who dramatically...
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In this photo provided by the ICTY on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, Slobodan Praljak brings a bottle to his lips, during a Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands. Praljak yelled, "I am not a war criminal!" and appeared to drink from a small bottle, seconds after judges reconfirmed his 20-year prison sentence for involvement in a campaign to drive Muslims out of a would-be Bosnian Croat ministate in Bosnia in the early 1990s. (ICTY via AP)
November 30, 2017 - 4:41 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch prosecutors say that an autopsy will be carried out soon on a former Bosnian Croatian general who died shortly after swallowing liquid he said was poison during an appeals hearing at a United Nations war crimes tribunal. Frans Zonneveld of the Public Prosecution...
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In this photo provided by the ICTY on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, Slobodan Praljak brings a bottle to his lips, during a Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands. Praljak yelled, "I am not a war criminal!" and appeared to drink from a small bottle, seconds after judges reconfirmed his 20-year prison sentence for involvement in a campaign to drive Muslims out of a would-be Bosnian Croat ministate in Bosnia in the early 1990s. (ICTY via AP)
November 29, 2017 - 1:09 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A convicted war criminal from Croatia swallowed what he said was poison and died Wednesday after a United Nations court in the Netherlands upheld his 20-year sentence for committing crimes against humanity during the Bosnian war of the 1990s. In a stunning end to the...
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In this photo provided by the ICTY on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, Slobodan Praljak brings a bottle to his lips, during a Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands. Praljak yelled, "I am not a war criminal!" and appeared to drink from a small bottle, seconds after judges reconfirmed his 20-year prison sentence for involvement in a campaign to drive Muslims out of a would-be Bosnian Croat ministate in Bosnia in the early 1990s. (ICTY via AP)
November 29, 2017 - 12:14 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on rulings at the U.N. war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (all times local): 5:40 p.m. The Croatian government is denouncing a war crimes tribunal's finding that former President Franjo Tudjman and other leaders participated in a plan to carve out...
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Fikret Alic, holds holds a copy of a magazine bearing his image, after the verdict which the Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal, ICTY, handed down in the genocide trial against former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic, in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017. Alic, a Bosnian man who became a figurehead for the suffering of Bosnians during the war when he was photographed as an emaciated prisoner behind the wire of a Bosnian Serb prison camp, was among those who watched the hearing. A U.N. court has convicted former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic of genocide and crimes against humanity and sentenced him to life in prison for atrocities perpetrated during Bosnia's 1992-1995 war. (AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis)
November 22, 2017 - 9:44 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the judgment on former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic (all times local): 3:35 p.m. The top Bosnian Serb leader says the United Nations war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia proved its anti-Serb bias by convicting Ratko Mladic of war...
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