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Hague tribunal drops two charges against Bosnian commander

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia [JURIST news archive; official website] in The Hague Wednesday dismissed two charges [official press release] against former Bosnian commander Naser Oric [Wikipedia profile]. The court ruled that charges that Oric's soldiers took weapons and food from Serbs were necessities of war or insignificant to the court. Oric still faces charges of murder and cruel treatment of civilians. VOA has more.

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