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Spain: Batko Admits to Crimes in Grbavica

2010-03-04, Altea, Spain. According to El Pais, Batko admitted to war crimes committed in Grbavica. Serbian Ministry of Justice announced that it will be requesting extradition of Batko to serve the sentence rendered by the Novi Sad District Court for killings committed in Serbia. Montenegro will also request his extradition to finish serve his sentence for banditry committed in 1998 (he escaped from prison in 2001).  Bosnian Ministry of Justice already requested his extradition for crimes committed in Sarajevo during the Bosnian Wars. Batko is a citizen of Montenegro.

Balkan Insight | El Pais (in Spanish) |

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2010/03/05 at 13:40

France: Widow of the Rwanda’s Ex-President Arrested in Paris

2010-03-02, Paris, France. French police arrested Agathe Habyarimana on the basis of the international arrest warrant issued by Rwanda in November 2009. Ms. Habyarimana, the widow of the former Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana, is accused of genocide, complicity in genocide and criminal conspiracy to commit genocide and crime against humanity in the context of the 1994 Rwandan genocide. She is represented by Philippe Meilhac and was freed on bail.

2010-03-03. Rwandan President stated during a press conference, that he is open to Ms. Habyarimana tried outside Rwanda.

BBC | Voice of America | Citizen |

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2010/03/05 at 00:52