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Trial chamber in "Popovic and others" case to conduct site visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Trial Chamber sitting in the case of the Prosecutor vs. Popović et al., in which seven senior Bosnian Serb military and police officers face charges for crimes committed during July 1995 in Srebrenica and ®epa, will tomorrow begin a site visit of locations relevant to proceedings.
The Trial Chamber will be inspecting several locations related to the case during a visit which will end on 6 October 2006. The visiting delegation consists of judges from Trial Chamber II, as well as representatives of both the Prosecution and Defence.
Charges against Vujadin Popović, Ljubiša Beara, Drago Nikolić, Ljubomir Borovèanin and Vinko Pandurević, include genocide, conspiracy to commit genocide, extermination, murder, persecutions, forcible transfer and deportation. Radivoje Miletić and Milan Gvero are indicted for murder, persecutions, forcible transfer and deportation.
The trial began 14 July 2006.
Courtroom proceedings can be followed on the Tribunal's website at www.un.org/icty.
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