NATO steps up hunt for Bosnian war crimes suspect

[JURIST] With the tenth anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre [BBC timeline] approaching, NATO Wednesday and Thursday intensified its search for Bosnian war crimes fugitive Radovan Karadzic [BBC profile] with raids by US troops on the homes of his family members in Pale. Bosnia. Karadzic has been charged with genocide [text of indictment] by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia [official website] for his role in the slaughter of 7,400 Muslim men at Srebrenica over several days in July 1995. A NATO spokesmsn said that they did not expect to find Karadzic in the raid but were hoping to uncover information about his movements and whereabouts and possibly information about other missing war criminals. Reuters has more.



 

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