International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia prosecutor Serge Brammertz speaks about the transfer of Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic to the court's detention centre near The Hague.
Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic arrived Wednesday in
Karadzic was transferred to the detention unit of the war crimes court shortly before 8.00 am local time, Nerma Jelacic, spokesperson for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) says.
His entourage claimed he had sent an appeal against his transfer at the last minute on Friday, but the Serbian war crimes court denied that it had arrived on time.
Karadizic has been indicted for his role in the 1992-1995 war in
His transfer to
At least 25 police and 19 civilians, including a Spanish and a Serbian journalist, were injured in the clashes, hospital officials said.
Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse the apparently drunken youths in the streets surrounding the Serbian capital's main
However, the demonstration had rallied far fewer people than the protests in February against the independence of Kosovo which had gathered 150,000 Serbs.
Date created : 2008-07-30