Serb on trial over murders

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The Independent Online
Vukovar's former Serb mayor, Slavko Dokmanovic, went before the UN war-crimes tribunal, accused of complicity in a massacre prosecutors said evoked memories of World War Two. Prosecutor Grant Niemann accused Mr Dokmanovic of participating in events leading to the death of 198 men and two women, mostly Croats.He has pleaded not guilty to charges including crimes against humanity. He was arrested in June in a covert operation.

Reuters, the Hague

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