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Serbian secret police chiefs face verdict over atrocities in Croatia and Bosnia

Tribunal in The Hague to give judgment on Jovica Stanišić and Franko Simatović for role in ethnic cleansing in 1990s

The longest running war crimes case will come to a head on Wednesday with a verdict at The Hague tribunal on two former Serbian secret police chiefs for their role in atrocities in Croatia and Bosnia.

  • Julian Borger
  • The Guardian

It is historic not just because of its length, but also because of what it will say about Belgrade’s covert role in the 1992-95 Bosnian conflict and about the legal accountability of covert state sponsors of paramilitary groups.

“This exhaustively litigated case against two high-level Serbian officials is the litmus test to prove Belgrade’s…

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