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Dubrovinik Charge

Geraldine Coughlan reports from The Hague that the international war crimes tribunal has handed down indictments related to attacks by Yugoslav forces on the city of Dubrovnik in 1991 during Croatia's war of independence. The court has not revealed the names of the defendants nor released the text of the indictment. The individuals named have been charged with murder, attacks on civilians and destruction of historic monuments -- in breach of the 1949 Geneva Conventions. The medieval walled city of Dubrovnik, on the Adriatic coast, has been designated a world heritage site by the United Nations.

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