10.15.2009

Trial set

The BBC reports that the trial date for Radovan Karadzic has been set:
It is the second time in a week that the trial - originally due to start on 19 October - has been put back.

But Mr Karadzic's attempts to have the start delayed by 10 months have been rejected by the court.

Mr Karadzic is charged with 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity, including genocide, dating back to the Bosnian war.
Traveling through the former Yugoslavia last summer, there was still tension over his arrest -- while election posters were up all over Serbia, and while the country seemed very ready to move forward and become a member of Europe, there was also this, the caption reading "Hero":