Accessibility links

Breaking News

Eight Jailed Over Murder Of Serbian Paramilitary Leader

(RFE/RL) October 9, 2006 -- A Belgrade court today handed down 30-year jail terms to three men for the murder of the Serbian paramilitary leader Zeljko Raznatovic Arkan in January 2001.

Five others were given sentences ranging from three to nine years as accomplices.

Arkan was indicted in 1999 by the International Criminal Tribunal at The Hague on charges that he ordered the massacre of thousands of Muslims during the Bosnian war.


RFE/RL has been declared an "undesirable organization" by the Russian government.

If you are in Russia or the Russia-controlled parts of Ukraine and hold a Russian passport or are a stateless person residing permanently in Russia or the Russia-controlled parts of Ukraine, please note that you could face fines or imprisonment for sharing, liking, commenting on, or saving our content, or for contacting us.

To find out more, click here.