NATO spokesman Derek Chappell said searches were carried out early today at the residences in Pale, east of Sarajevo, because of suspicions that the son and daughter were involved in their father's support network.
"NATO is here to search the homes of Sonja and Sasa Karadzic," Chappell said. "We are doing so because we have strong beliefs that they are involved in the support network that allows Radovan to stay at large."
Karadzic, the Bosnian Serbs' political leader during the 1992-95 Bosnian war, has been in hiding since he was indicted for genocide in 1995.
Ratko Mladic (left) confers with Radovan Karadzic during a meeting in Pale in 1993 (epa)
READTen years have passed since former Bosnian Serb leader RADOVAN KARADZIC and his former military commander General RATKO MLADIC were indicted by the Hague-based war crimes tribunal for genocide and other war crimes. The two fugitives remain at large, despite the obligation of NATO-led peacekeepers and the various governments in the region to arrest the indictees and send them to The Hague. Many people wonder why the most powerful military alliance in history and a host of governments seeking Euro-Atlantic integration remain unable to catch the two... (more)
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Coffins of Srebrenica victims being prepared for burial in October (AFP)
SREBRENICA: The July 1995 massacre of some 7,000 Muslim men and boys by Bosnian Serb fighters near the UN-designated safe haven of Srebrenica is the worst atrocity of its kind in Europe since the end of World War II. Since the incident, the name Srebrenica has become practically synonomous with ethnic cleansing....(more)