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Radislav Krstić cleared of contempt charge

The Trial Chamber, by majority, today acquitted Radislav Krstić, former Commander of the Drina Corps of the Bosnian Serb Army (VRS), of one charge of contempt of the Tribunal for failing to comply with, or to show good cause why he could not comply with, a subpoena in which he was ordered to testify in the case of Radovan Karadžić. The majority, Judge Kwon dissenting, decided that Krstić had a reasonable excuse to refuse to testify, due to his medical condition. After having considered testimony and medical reports, the Chamber was satisfied that the accused is suffering from Post Traumatic…