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War criminal transferred to Estonia

Jul 06, 2009
TBT staff

War criminal transferred to Estonia
Milan Martic will serve his 35 year sentence in Tartu
TALLINN- The former leader of the Croatian Serbs during the war Milan Martic has been placed in an Estonian jail to serve out a 35 year prison sentence for war crimes in Croatia.

Martic was found guilty of the crimes, committed during the war between 1991-1994 and surrendered in 2002 to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague.

The transition from the Hague prison to Estoniais part of an agreement between Estonian authorities and the United Nations. Martic will serve his sentence in Tartu in eastern Estonia.

Martic was indicted by the tribunal in 1995, and surrendered in 2002. He pled not guilty to all counts including murder, forcible removal of people and inhumane treatment.

According to the International Criminal Tribunal, "helped organize an ethnic cleansing campaign of Croats and other non-Serbs from Krajina where 78,000 lived and virtually the entire non-Serb population was forcibly removed, deported or killed."

 
Martic had served as wartime president, defense and interior minister in wartime
Croatia.

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