Protests continue over arrest of war crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic Steve Czajkowski at 11:11 AM ET
[JURIST] Thousands of protesters gathered in cities throughout Bosnia and Serbia on Sunday to demonstrate their continued opposition to the arrest [JURIST report] of former Bosnian Serb leader and fugitive Radovan Karadzic [ICTY materials; JURIST news archive]. Serbian nationalists showed their support for Karadzic by wearing T-shirts displaying his image [AP photo] and the phrase "Serbian Hero". Protesters also carried flags and congregated in churches to light candles and pray for the former leader. The large-scale demonstrations began on Tuesday when about 200 members of the extremist political group Obraz [advocacy website] clashed with riot police [AP report] in the capital city of Belgrade. Protests on Saturday were organized by Karadzic's own Serbian Democratic Party of Bosnia and Herzegovina (SDS). Reuters has more. The Independent Online has additional coverage.
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