Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Former Serbian Leader Seeks Delay of Trial for War Crimes, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity

"Karadzic defiant at Hague hearing
Ex-Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has insisted he needs more time to prepare his defence, during his first appearance at his war crimes trial.

Mr Karadzic told a procedural hearing in The Hague that he had not been given the opportunity to go through vast amounts of prosecution documents.
He is representing himself and last week boycotted the start of his trial.

Presiding Judge O-Gon Kwon adjourned the trial, saying he would rule later in the week on how it will proceed."

Read the full story: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/8339833.stm

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