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Radovan Karadzic

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THE HAGUE | 20.02.2014.

KARADZIC DECIDES NOT TO TESTIFY IN HIS OWN DEFENSE

Radovan Karadzic decided not to give evidence in the proceedings against him at the Tribunal. Momcilo Gruban, former guard shift commander in the Omarska prison camp near Prijedor, completed his evidence. According to Gruban, he should never have been sentenced to seven years in prison, but commended for assisting the prisoners in Omarska
THE HAGUE | 19.02.2014.

KARADZIC’S SWEET WITNESS

Former member of the SOS unit from Sanski Most Dusan Mudrinic Medeni claims that the Muslims from that municipality first demanded to be ‘sheltered’ in prison facilities and then left the town ‘of their own free will’. Before they left, the Muslims ‘gifted’ their business premises and cars to their Serb ‘friends’, including the witness himself
THE HAGUE | 18.02.2014.

KARADZIC’S THEORY ABOUT BODIES IN TOMASICA

In the course of Dusan Jankovic’s evidence, Radovan Karadzic suggested that, after the attack on Prijedor, the Green Berets buried their dead fighters in the Tomasica mine. Jankovic, former commander of the Prijedor Public Security Station, was sentenced in Sarajevo to 21 years for the crime at Koricanske Stijene
THE HAGUE | 18.02.2014.

KARADZIC WANTS MILDER SENTENCE BECAUSE OF HIS ‘AGREEMENT’ WITH HOLBROOKE

Having failed in his attempt to use the purported agreement with Richard Holbrooke to terminate the proceedings against him for double genocide and other crimes in BH, now Karadzic wants the judges to accept the agreement as a mitigating circumstance in sentencing
THE HAGUE | 17.02.2014.

SERB AUTHORITIES AND KORICANSKE STIJENE CRIME

Vladimir Glamocic, former president of the Knezevo Executive Board, claimed at Karadzic’s trial that the authorities hadn’t covered up the crime at Koricanske Stijene. Everybody was revolted and unanimous that the perpetrators should be punished. The prosecutor argued that the authorities’ attitude towards the crime was reflected in the fact that the mass graves containing the victims’ remains were discovered in 2009, after one of the culprits confessed
THE HAGUE | 17.02.2014.

DISCOVERY OF A 20-YEAR OLD SECRET OR ‘PURE FICTION’?

Former member of a police unit nicknamed Pearls claims that Radovan Karadzic was a victim of conspiracy orchestrated by Alija Izetbegovic and his associates. They provoked the Serbs to attack civilians and thus got the international community involved in the war. During the war, the Pearls provided security to the members of the BH Presidency. The prosecutor showed a number of exhibits indicating that the allegation was ‘pure fiction’
THE HAGUE | 14.02.2014.

EVERYBODY HAD FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT, BUT ONLY MUSLIMS LEFT

In his evidence in Karadzic’s defense, former municipal official from Pale Jovan Sarac claimed that his authorities guaranteed the freedom of movement to all the inhabitants. In the cross-examination Sarac explained why only Muslims exercised that right
THE HAGUE | 14.02.2014.

WITNESS: KLJUC WAS ROLE MODEL FOR WHOLE REGION

Slobodan Jurisic claimed at the trial of Radovan Karadzic that Kljuc was a role model for the entire region because of the efforts of the Serb authorities there to protect people of all nationalities. Kljuc is one of seven municipalities where, the indictment alleges, genocide was committed during the war
THE HAGUE | 12.02.2014.

WITNESS QUOTES NJEGOS

Former Republika Srpska Prime Minister Gojko Klickovic quoted from Njegos's verses as he defended Radovan Karadzic. The prosecutor responded by saying that Njegos's Mountain Wreath calls for the extermination of Christians who had converted to the Islamic faith. She also noted that in a speech in July 1992, the accused said, "every verse Njegos wrote reflects the situation we face today". Karadzic eventually joined in the court hearing turned poetry debate
THE HAGUE | 12.02.2014.

KARADZIC NEEDS RECESS TO PREPARE HIS EVIDENCE

Implying that he is in an unequal position vis-a-vis the prosecution, former Republika Srpska president has asked for a two-week break in his trial, to begin on 25 February. He would use the time to prepare his own evidence

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