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UN Upholds War Crimes Conviction of Bosnian Leader

The Associated Press: April 3, 2007

THE HAGUE, Netherlands: An appeals court of the U.N. Yugoslav tribunal on Tuesday cut two years from the 32-year prison sentence of a Bosnian Serb political leader, upholding all but a few clauses of his conviction for pursuing a campaign of ethnic cleansing in northwest Bosnia.

Radislav Brdjanin, 59, headed the wartime political leadership of the self-declared Serbian autonomous region of Krajina at the start of the 1992-95 Bosnian war.

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Daniel Graeber

Daniel Graeber is a writer for United Press International covering Iraq, Afghanistan and the broader Levant. He has published works on international and constitutional law pertaining to US terrorism cases and on child soldiers. His first major work, entitled The United States and Israel: The Implications of Alignment, is featured in the text, Strategic Interests in the Middle East: Opposition or Support for US Foreign Policy. He holds a MA in Diplomacy and International Conflict Management from Norwich University, where his focus was international relations theory, international law, and the role of non-state actors.

Areas of Focus:International law; Middle East; Government and Politics; non-state actors