Prosecutors Want 28 Years behind Bars for Vojislav Seselj

World | March 7, 2012, Wednesday // 20:30|  views

Supporters of the ultra-nationalist Serbian Radical Party (SRS) hold poster depicting Vojislav Seselj, the leader of the SRS, during a protest against Serbia`s efforts to become an official candidate for the European Union membership, in front of Serbian

Prosecutors in the war crimes trial of Vojislav Seselj at The Hague seek a 28-year jail term for the Serb nationalist, it has been announced..

Prosecutor Mathias Marcussen called for the sentence during closing arguments on Wednesday, BBC has informed.

"His crimes deserve the punishment of the gravity they reflect, there are no mitigating circumstances," Marcussen told a three-judge bench.

Seselj, 57, faces nine charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity over the Balkan wars of the 1990s.

First transferred to the UN's detention unit on February 24, 2003, Seselj has pleaded not guilty to the charges. His trial proper started in November 2007.

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