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30 Oct 14 Radovan Karadzic Demands Secret Diplomatic Cables

Former Bosnian Serb political leader Karadzic wants the Hague Tribunal to reopen his defence case to admit confidential cables from Western ambassadors he believes will help prove his innocence.

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08 Oct 14 Karadzic Judges Consider Verdict After Marathon Trial

Judges in Radovan Karadzic’s trial have retired to consider their verdict after the former Bosnian Serb leader told the Hague Tribunal he had a “clear conscience” and expected acquittal.

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07 Oct 14 Radovan Karadzic ‘Wanted to Destroy Bosniaks’

As Karadzic’s war crimes trial nears its end, the prosecutor argued that the former Bosnian Serb leader masterminded a campaign of murder and ethnic cleansing aimed at eradicating Bosniaks.

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02 Oct 14 Karadzic ‘Knew Nothing’ About Srebrenica Massacres

In closing arguments at Radovan Karadzic’s trial, his lawyer said the Bosnian Serb ex-leader didn’t order or know anything about the killings of 7,000 Muslims so wasn’t guilty of genocide.

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01 Oct 14 Karadzic Proclaims Innocence in Trial’s Closing Arguments

Former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic began his closing arguments at his war crimes trial in The Hague by insisting he was not guilty of masterminding atrocities including genocide.

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30 Sep 14 Radovan Karadzic ‘Masterminded Terror’ in Sarajevo

On the second day of closing arguments at Karadzic’s trial, the former Bosnian Serb leader was accused of leading a reign of terror over Sarajevo’s besieged population during wartime.

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29 Sep 14 Radovan Karadzic Trial Enters Final Phase

Prosecutors demanded a life sentence for Karadzic as closing arguments began in the war crimes trial of the former Bosnian Serb political leader at the Hague Tribunal.

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26 Sep 14 Radovan Karadzic ‘Optimistic’ as Trial Nears End

Closing arguments begin next week at Karazdic’s war crimes trial, and his legal adviser told BIRN that the former Bosnian Serb leader believes he’ll be acquitted if the court is fair.

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31 Jul 14 Radovan Karadzic Demands New War Crimes Trial

Former Bosnian Serb political leader and war crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic has asked the Hague Tribunal for a new trial, claiming unfair treatment and prosecution errors.

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18 Jun 14 Radovan Karadzic's Daughter Enters Bosnian Politics

Sonja Karadzic-Jovicevic, the daughter of the former Bosnian Serb president who is on trial for war crimes, has been chosen as a parliamentary candidate for upcoming elections.

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26 Mar 14 Hague Tribunal Rejects New Karadzic Prosecution Witnesses

The Hague Tribunal rejected a prosecution request to reopen its case and call 14 more witnesses to deny claims made by former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic.

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21 Mar 14 Tribunal Rejects Tomasica Evidence Against Karadzic

The Hague Tribunal trial chamber rejected a prosecution request to reopen its evidence hearing against Radovan Karadzic - to present evidence of a mass grave near Prijedor - saying it would prolong the trial unnecessarily.

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05 Mar 14 Hague Urged to Confront Karadzic With Mass Grave

The Hague Tribunal prosecution asked to reopen its case against Bosnian Serb ex-leader Radovan Karadzic to offer new evidence about a recently-discovered mass grave containing hundreds of victims.

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27 Feb 14 Karadzic Demands a Year to Prepare Closing Statement

Former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic asked the Hague Tribunal to order a one-year break in his war crimes trial beause of the complexity of the allegations against him.

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28 Jan 14 Mladic Snubs Karadzic in Hague Courtroom

Former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic refused to answer questions about the war at Radovan Karadzic’s trial, condemning the Hague Tribunal as the “devil’s court”.

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Background

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Karadzic: War Criminal or Poet?

To the media in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the arrest of Radovan Karadzic, indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, ICTY, for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, was a true sensation, and one to be exploited day after day.  

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Srebrenica: Genocide Reconstructed

In July 1995 Srebrenica was shelled and occupied by the Army of Republic of Srpska,VRS, despite being declared a protected area by the United Nations. More than 7,000 people were killed, the victims of genocide.

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War in Bosnia

Key dates and events in the Bosnia war.

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