World Watch

THE HAGUE
Milosevic's Day in Court
Former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic made a sullen appearance before the U.N. war-crimes tribunal after his dramatic extradition from Belgrade. Milosevic announced that he would represent himself and then refused to enter a plea on charges of crimes against humanity and violating the rules of war. Instead, he questioned the legitimacy of the court and argued that the charges were an attempt to justify NATO's actions in Yugoslavia. Presiding judge Richard May entered a plea of not guilty on his behalf and scheduled a pretrial hearing for late August. Milosevic's extradition prompted...