Serbian general facing war crimes charges surrenders

[JURIST] Vladimir Lazarevic, a Serbian army general accused of war crimes in Kosovo in 1999 [ICTY joint indictment], surrendered to Serbian authorities on Friday. Lazarevic, the former commander of the army's "Pristina Corps" stands accused of planning, instigating, ordering, and committing a range of crimes against Kosovo Albanians during the "ethnic cleansing" of the province and the subsequent NATO bombing campaign. Lazarevic will be transferred to International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia [official website] at The Hague next week to face charges. BBC News has more.

 

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