The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has cleared ultra-nationalist Serbian politician Vojislav Seselj of all charges. The presiding judge said prosecutors had failed to prove their allegations.
Serbian nationalist politician Vojislav Seselj once narrowly avoided a guilty verdict for crimes against humanity. Would he return to The Hague should judges overturn that verdict on Wednesday?
A defiant Vojislav Seselj proclaimed that he would be "ready to repeat" his crimes in the future. The politician will be able to walk free after the verdict due to time already served.
The suicide death of Slobodan Praljak has overshadowed the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia's final verdict. The court has been heavily criticized, but that has not lessened its importance.
Outrage in Croatia, approval in Bosnia-Herzegovina and gloating in Serbia: The verdict handed down by The Hague Tribunal has been greeted very differently in the countries of the former Yugoslavia.
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