Srpska Republika News Agency (SRNA), 97-02-21
From: The Serbian Unity Congress Server at http://www.suc.org
FEB. 21, 1997 DAY
NEWS REVIEW, REPUBLIKA SRPSKA
BANJALUKA - Three new witnesses were heard in Banjaluka's Main Court in a
process against Bosnian Muslims leader Alija Izetbegovic, charged with war
crimes and genocide against the Serbian civilians from April 1992 to the
end of October 1995. First witness was Aleksandar Pavlovic from Brcko who
was detained in Muslims prisons in Gornji Rahic and Maoca in period from
May 6 to July 14, 1992.
BANAJLUKA - The RS Defence Ministry organised a round table "Military
Judiciary and Jurisdiction of Military Courts". In first discussions
participants emphasised military legal bodies are essential to creation of
modern and professional army.
BEOGRAD - Serbian president Slobodan Milosevic authorised the head of the
Arbitration Commission for Brcko Area, Roberts Owen to bring a decision
about the status of Brcko he might consider appropriate if three members of
the Arbitration Commission fail to agree. This was claimed by the vice-
president of the Serbian Liberal Party, Kosta Cavoski, who presented
Milosevic's letter to Roberts Owen of August 28, writes "Demokratija".
VUKOVAR - The largest non-political organisation in the Srem-Baranja
District "Preporod" from Vukovar, warned the UN Security Council that
UNTAES mandate was too short and did not facilitate the implementation of
those elements key for longterm stability in this Serb territory.
"Preporod"'s letter, sent to the Security Council and other relevant
international organisations, listed all Serb demands in relation to this
DARDA - Lessons in 27 primary schools for 11,500 pupils in the Serb
District of Eastern-Slavonija, Baranja and Western Srem are regular and are
held under Serbia's curriculum, stated Ljubisa Ivanovic, advisor in the
District Secretariat for Education.
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