NEWS WATCH: UN Tribunal For Ex-Yugoslavia Marks 20th Anniversary Amid Controversy

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king willem-alexanderBy Stefan J. Bos, Chief Internatonal Correspondent BosNewsLife

THE HAGUE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague has marked its 20th anniversary on Monday, amid concern about the future of some cases. Dutch King Willem-Alexander was among those invited to commemorate the occasion at a time when the United Nations court is under pressure to end its operations.

NEWS WATCH: UN Court Frees Croatian Generals Held For War Crimes

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

ZAGREB/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- The United Nation Yugoslav war crimes court in the Dutch city of The Hague has acquitted on appeal two Croatian generals who were earlier sentenced last year to long prison sentences for war crimes.