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(From Guardian Unlimited)
Radovan Karadzic, the former Bosnian Serb leader accused of war crimes and genocide during the Bosnian war, appeared at his UN war crimes trial for the first time since it began last week, but only to insist that his "fundamental rights had been violated" by judges.
The long-awaited court appearance of the former psychiatrist, who was indicted in 1995 and finally arrested in Serbia in July last year after years in hiding, was strangely anti-climactic as he wrangled with the judges through an interpreter over conditions for his participation. He called for an adjournment for a number of months so he could prepare his case. Without a halt, he …