Alleged war criminal Radovan Karadžić caught in Serbia
Tuesday, July 22, 2008
Last night he was questioned by an inquisitor of the War Crimes Court in Belgrade.
Karadžić has been accused by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity during the Bosnian War from 1992 to 1995. The Srebrenica massacre, in which about 8,000 Muslims were killed, is among the most serious of his alleged crimes. The massacre was categorised as genocide by both the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
Internationally, the arrest was unanimously welcomed. Along with former military chief Ratko Mladić, Karadžić has been one of the most sought-after war criminals of the Balkan conflict.
Described by the BBC's Kate Adie as a "smart, rather vain man", his capture found him with a long white beard working in a clinic and practicing alternative medicine under the name Dragan Dabic.
|This is a complete or partial translation of the article "Serbien: Mutmaßlicher Kriegsverbrecher Radovan Karadžić gefasst", from the German language Wikinews, published under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 License.|
- "Mutmaßlicher Kriegsverbrecher Radovan Karadzic gefasst" — , July 22, 2008 (German)
- "'He was a smart, rather vain man'" — , July 22, 2008
- "Karadzic 'worked in Serb clinic'" — , July 22, 2008