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Helsinki Commission to Examine Bosnian War Crimes Trials

WASHINGTON – Senator Sam Brownback (R-KS), Chairman of the United States Helsinki Commission, announced that the Commission, in cooperation with the Congressional Human Rights Caucus, will hold a briefing to explore the latest developments regarding the start of the Bosnian war crimes trials, including a discussion of how to assist Bosnia-Herzegovina to move forward toward democracy:

BRINGING JUSTICE HOME:

THE WAR CRIMES TRIALS IN BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 15, 2005

 2200 Rayburn House Office Building

The featured panelists will be:

Judge Medzida Kreso, President of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Slobodan Kovac, Minister of Justice, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Vaso Marinkovic, Deputy Chief Prosecutor and Head of War Crimes Office

Michael Johnson, Registrar of the War Crimes Chamber of the Court of Bosnia-Herzegovina

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