Milosevic denies control over paramilitary unit shown killing Bosnians in video

[JURIST] Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic [JURIST news archive] denied at his trial on Wednesday that he was in charge of the unit shown killing six Bosnian Muslim youths [JURIST report] in a gruesome video that led to the arrest [JURIST report] of eight soldiers. Milosevic, under cross examination before the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia at The Hague, called the video a "compilation" and said it did not prove the victims were from Srebrenica [BBC timeline], where almost 8,000 people were killed in the summer of 1995. Linking Milosevic and his troops to the Srebrenica massacre is vital to the prosecution's genocide case. AP has more.



 

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