Prosecutors want the UN court to give former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic a life sentence for genocide and other crimes this week - but his defence insists the trial was unfair and the final verdict should acquit him.
As Radovan Karadzic’s final verdict approaches next week, many of the 12 years he spent evading arrest remain shrouded in secrets that the Serbian and Bosnian authorities seem reluctant to probe, and people who helped him remain unprosecuted.
Radovan Karadzic, the Bosnian Serbs’ wartime president, spent years on the run before he was caught and tried, and could now be jailed for the rest of his life when the Hague war crimes court delivers its final verdict next week.
Jovan Tintor, a former adviser to Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, appealed against his conviction for the unlawful detentions and abuse of Bosniak and Croat prisoners in the Vogosca area in 1992.
Former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic asked the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals in The Hague to allow him to use an online video link to talk to his family by the end of the year.
Former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic asked the UN court to remove another judge from his appeal process for alleged bias, after the presiding judge stepped down from the case last month.
Theodor Meron, the presiding judge in Radovan Karadzic’s appeal against genocide and war crimes convictions, removed himself from the case after the former Bosnian Serb political leader’s defence accused him of bias.
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic asked the UN court in The Hague to exclude judge Theodor Meron from his appeal procedure due to alleged bias, after he was removed from Ratko Mladic’s trial.