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.
A Bosnian court reduced the sentence of Jovan Tintor, former adviser to Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, who was convicted for the unlawful detentions and abuse of Bosniak and Croat prisoners in the Vogosca area in 1992.
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.
Some candidates running for this weekend’s general elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina have been accused of glorifying criminals by praising wartime leaders like Radovan Karadzic and Ratko Mladic during their campaigns.