Bosnia war crimes court issues custody order for Srebrenica massacre suspect Caitlin Price at 3:49 PM ET
[JURIST] The War Crimes Chamber [HRW backgrounder] of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Tuesday issued a custody order [press release] for a former Bosnian Serb special police officer suspected of involvement in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre [BBC timeline, JURIST news archive]. Vaso Todorovic is accused of genocide stemming from the detention and murder of 1,000 Muslim men within the UN-protected zone of Srebrenica; he is also alleged to have participated in the forced relocation of over 25,000 Muslim women and children. The court issued the custody order after finding that Todorovic is a flight risk and may "hinder the criminal proceedings by influencing witnesses, accessories, or accomplices." The order expires on May 7.
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