Bosnian Serb general pleads not guilty to Srebrenica massacre charges

Former Bosnia Serb General Vinko Pandurevic pleaded not guilty Tuesday to war crimes charges [UN case information sheet] linked to the 1995 Srebrenica massacre [BBC timeline] of over 7,000 Muslim males. Pandurevic was indicted [amended indictment] five years ago on charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and violations of the law or customs of war. He gave himself up to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia [official website] at The Hague in March of this year but delayed his plea at that time. Reuters has more.

 

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