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Tuzlans complain over TV program twisting the truth. Security minister pressures judiciary, lawyer says. Margetic threatening Bosic.
Municipality council of Tuzla condemned claims of a self-proclaimed terrorism expert Jugoslav Petrusic and the TV program about the massacre in town in 1995 which was broadcast at Republika Srpska public TV – RTRS. Due to State Court verdict to Novak Djuric, who got 25 years in prison for responsibility of a bomb which killed 71 mostly young people, Tuzla councilors will complain to
Communications Regulatory Agency.
Fahrija Karkin, a lawyer from Sarajevo, said that Security Minister Fahrudin Radoncic is pressuring the judiciary referring to the case of Turkovic, Karkin's defendant. Karkin said that Radonicic's de facto newspaper is not letting go of him and Turkovic's wife during the trial.
Mladen Bosic, leader of the Serb Democratic Party, SDS, received threats from Domagoj Margetic, Croatian journalist, after canceling participation in a press conference in Belgrade which was organized by Darko Trifunovic. The press conference is due on Saturday where opposition parties from Republika Srpska are to talk in Serbian Mediacenter.
Balkan Insight has not verified the facts of the original press reports and cannot vouch for their accuracy.
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