Serb Nationalist Leader Returns After 11-Year War Crimes Trial

November 12, 2014 12:32 PM

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Serbian nationalist leader Vojislav Seselj returned to Serbia after an inconclusive, 11-year war crimes trial in The Hague to find his former allies pursuing European Union membership instead of a Greater Serbia.

The war-crimes court for former Yugoslavia in The Hague ordered Seselj’s temporary release on Nov. 7 due to deteriorating health. The leader of nationalist Serbian Radical Party surrendered to the Netherlands-based international tribunal in 2003 to stand trial for alleged crimes against humanity dur...

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