The ICTY has already convicted three former Bosnian Serb commanders for war crimes in Foca. Supporters of the decision to transfer Stankovic [JURIST report] say it bolsters the credibility of the Bosnian court system and helps to reduce the caseload of the ICTY, which is expected to wrap up its work in 2010. The ICTY said Tuesday that the judgment justifies the court's strategy [press release] of "transferring cases, expertise and know-how to the judiciaries in the region." Reuters has more.
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