November 16, 2005
Bosnian Muslim acquitted in The Hague
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The U.N. war crimes tribunal on
Wednesday acquitted Sefer Halilovic, the highest-ranking
Bosnian Muslim yet to stand trial in The Hague, of war crimes.
"The accused is found not guilty and therefore acquitted of
murder, violations of the laws or customs of war and it is
ordered that he be released immediately," the presiding judge
said in court.
prevent a massacre of Bosnian Croats in 1993.