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The Hague, 11 July 2008
Mićo Stanišić Granted Provisional Release
The Trial Chamber yesterday reinstated the provisional release for Mićo Stanišić effective 14 July. The accused is to stay on provisional release until the Trial Chamber decides to recall him to the UN Detention Unit.
As a former Interior Minister of the wartime Bosnian-Serb controlled area of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Stanišić is charged with murder, persecutions, torture and extermination of Bosnian Muslim and Bosnian Croat populations between 1 April and 31 December 1992 in the northeast of the country.
Stanišić was granted provisional release on 19 July 2005. On 11 April 2008, the provisional release was suspended and the accused was ordered to return to The Hague by 2 May in order to attend a hearing on 6 May 2008.
International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
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