Justice Denied

BAS CZERWINSKI / AP

IN THE DOCK: Milosevic stands in court in the Hague in 2004, part of a long, frustrating trial

Sunday, Mar 12, 2006
The guard at the U.N. detention unit at Scheveningen, a seaside suburb of The Hague, was making his usual morning rounds last Saturday when, at around 9 a.m., he came to the cell occupied by Slobodan Milosevic, the former President of Yugoslavia whose policies precipitated the Balkan wars of the 1990s, in which some 200,000 people died. Milosevic, who had long suffered from high blood pressure, was dead, lying on his bed inside his chamber. He had died a few hours before; the body was handed to the Dutch coroner's office for an...

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