Prosecutors seek return of 'ill' Serb war crimes defendant

December 1, 2014 3:30 PM

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Prosecutors seek return of 'ill' Serb war crimes defendant

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Prosecutors at a United Nations war crimes court urged judges on Monday to order the return of a hardline Serb nationalist defendant freed last month on grounds of ill-health, only to throw himself back into Serbian politics.

Vojislav Seselj, 60, who suffers from cancer, was released on "humanitarian" grounds after almost 12 years in detention but still short of a verdict in his war crimes trial.

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