Naser Oric acquitted of war crimes before Sarajevo court: The former commander of Bosnian Muslim forces in

Naser Oric. Photo: sh.wikipedia.org via Bing (CC).
Naser Oric. Photo: sh.wikipedia.org via Bing (CC).

Srebenica was accused of murdering three prisoners of war in 1992. Oric was tried with a former subordinate, and Sabahudin Muhic. Explaining its decision, the court said that the key prosecution witness gave contradictory evidence about each alleged murder. Oric was previously acquitted by the ICTY of war crimes of murder, cruel treatment, wanton destruction and plunder against Serbs in 1992 and 1993. (DW, Balkan Insight, SBS)