Milestones May 19, 1997

CONVICTED. DUSAN TADIC, 41, brutal Bosnian Serb prison guard; of killing and torturing Muslim civilians in 1992; concluding the first trial of the war-crimes tribunal; in the Hague.

SENTENCED. CHADREL RINPOCHE, 58, high-ranking Tibetan monk accused of leaking information to the Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader; to six years in prison; on charges of disclosing state secrets and conspiracy to split China; in Xigaze, Tibet. Chadrel is a casualty of China's determination to assert its authority over Tibet's spiritual life.

DIED. MANUEL ELIZALDE, 60, unfairly maligned Philippine official or rogue amateur anthropologist, depending upon whether his "discovery" of a primitive tribe...

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