Bosnian Serb general surrenders to UN war crimes tribunal

[JURIST] Retired Bosnian Serb general Milan Gvero agreed on Monday to voluntarily surrender to the UN war crimes tribunal at The Hague. The Serbian government said that Belgrade had received an indictment against the general from the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia [official website], although the charges against Gvero have not yet been made public. General Gvero served under Serb army chief Ratko Mladic [ICTY case backgrounder; amended indictment] in the Bosnian Serb army during Bosnia's 1992-95 inter-ethnic war. Mladic is currently one of the most wanted war criminals still at large. AFP has more.

 

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