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First witness from Dutchbat summoned to Karadzic trial

(Xinhua)

10:55, November 29, 2011

THE HAGUE, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) -- A veteran from Dutchbat was summoned for the first time as a witness in the trial of former Bosnian Serb politician Radovan Karadzic in the International Criminal Tribunal for the Yugoslavia (ICTY) on Monday, local media reported.

Dutchbat was the Dutch battalion operating under command of the United Nations (UN) in the peace-keeping operation in former Yugoslavia in 1995.

Lieutenant Johannes Rutten was a military officer from January to July 1995 in the UN-led Dutchbat that was based in Srebrenica.

He was summoned to the trial this time as a witness of the atrocities of the Bosnian Serb army.

Arrested in Belgrade in 2008, Karadzic is accused of war crimes committed against Bosnian Muslims and Bosnian Croats during the Siege of Sarajevo, as well as ordering the Srebrenica massacre.

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