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Slobodan Praljak reported useless after engaging poison

A commander of Bosnian Croat forces during the Bosnian War has reportedly died after drinking what he claimed to be poison, at the war crimes court for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague. The death on Wednesday was reported by Croatian state TV. Upon hearing that his 20-year prison sentence had been upheld, General Slobodan Praljak drank…

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ICTY suspect Slobodan Praljak ‘drinks poison’ in court

The United Nations war crimes tribunal in The Hague has suspended an appeal case of a Bosnian Croat suspect after he apparently drank poison upon hearing his 20-year sentence was upheld. The suspect, Slobodan Praljak, drank from a small bottle, declaring: “What I am drinking now is poison”.  “I’m not a war criminal,” Praljak shouted…