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Wednesday, September 13, 2006

International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia Charges Journalist With Contempt for Listing Witness Names

The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia has charged journalist Domagoj Margetic with contempt of the tribunal for listing the names of two witnesses on his website. The ICTY has been aggressive in charging journalists who publicize the names of witnesses that appear before the tribunal in violation of tribunal orders not to do so. Last month it convicted and fined Josip Jovic 20,000 Euros for revealing such information in violation of a similar order. Read more here.

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