War Crimes Tribunal to Name Top Bosnian Serb Leaders as Suspects and Request Bosnia Defer Its Own Investigations

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Monday, May 1, 1995
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
11
Issue: 
5
191
Abstract: 
In a development of potentially major significance on April 23, 1995, the media reported that the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia will formally name two of the top Bosnian Serb leaders as suspected war criminals and request that the Bosnian Government defer its own judicial investigations of the two men to the Tribunal in The Hague. The tribunal will name the Bosnian Serb political leader Rovad Karadzic and Gen. Ratko Mladic, the commander of the Bosnian Serb army, and former police chief Mico Stansic, as suspects…(more)