Milosevic trial adjourned again due to illness

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] announced late Wednesday that the trial of former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic [Wikipedia profile] has been postponed again until Monday, February 14. Milosevic is still recovering from a bout of influenza that had caused a previous delay and complained of a temperature during Wednesday's hearing. His trial, which started in February 2002, has already been interrupted several times due to Milosevic's health, in particular a heart condition. An ICTY press release stated that Milosevic will be evaluated by a doctor before returning to court on Monday. If convicted, Milosevic could face life in prison. AFP has more. JURIST has more on the trial here.



 

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