Croatia leads outrage over Serb leader Seselj's acquittal

Serbian ultra-nationalist Vojislav Seselj attends an anti-government rally in Belgrade on March 24, 2016Croatia and Bosnia on Thursday slammed the acquittal of far-right Serb leader Vojislav Seselj on war crimes charges in a ruling that threatened to damage already fragile relations in the Balkans. UN judges at The Hague found Seselj not guilty on all nine counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity arising from the 1990s Balkan conflicts, shocking many across the region. The ruling was however celebrated by Seselj’s supporters, some of whom drove through Srebrenica in Bosnia — where around 8,000 Muslim men and boys were killed by Bosnian Serb forces in the war — honking car horns and waving flags, the town mayor told AFP.

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