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A Peek Inside The Hague's UN Detention Unit

The United Nations Detention Unit in the leafy suburb of Scheveningen outside The Hague is no ordinary prison. Since 1995, this place has housed 141 individuals accused of war crimes during the conflicts in the former Yugoslavia. It was here that former Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic passed away, and it is from its cells that other key figures from the wars such as Bosnian Serb suspects Ratko Mladic and Radovan Karadzic are preparing their defenses in front of the tribunal. These photographs offer a glimpse of what daily life looks like for the unit's current 26 detainees.