Landmark Srebrenica Trial Starts Over in Serbia

11/17/2017

Belgrade Special Court decided on Tuesday to restart the trial for the massacre of Bosniaks from Srebrenica in the village of Kravica in 1995 from the beginning, rejecting the prosecution’s argument that the proceedings should continue where they left off when they were suspended in July this year.

Defence lawyers for eight former members of a Bosnian Serb special police unit who are accused of the crimes argued that previously, the trial was being improperly held because Serbia had no war crimes prosecutor in place at the time.

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