No appeal against release of former Kosovo PM pending war crimes trial

[JURIST] Prosecutors for the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia [official website] said Tuesday that they will not appeal the provisional release [JURIST report] of former Kosovo prime minister Ramush Haradinaj [BBC profile; JURIST news archive]. A trial chamber of the court granted Haradinaj provisional release [decision text] Monday pending his trial on charges of crimes against humanity and violations of the laws of war [official ICTY indictment], which will begin no sooner than 2007. Haradinaj may return to Kosovo where he will live under UN supervision until his trial. From Belgrade, B92 has more.

 

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