Court spokeswoman Manuela Hodzic said today that the prisoners started their hunger strike on January 8. The inmates are suspected or convicted of having been involved in war crimes during Bosnia's brutal 1992-95 conflict.
BEYOND THE HEADLINES. RFE/RL regularly hosts briefings and discussions with leading experts on our broadcast region. In 2006, some of the crucials topics were gas wars, elections in Belarus and Ukraine, Iran's nuclear program, and unrest in Central Asia....(more)