A new report by Amnesty International says that Israel is restricting access to water in Palestine, CNN. Israel’s Water Authority has denied the accusation, Jerusalem Post. Full report, Amnesty International.
Former Bosnian Serb President Biljana Plavsic has been released from prison after serving 6 years of an 11 year sentence for crimes against humanity, BBC News. Factbox on Biljana Plavsic, Reuters. The trial of Bosnian war leader Radovan Karadzic resumed today in a UN court despite his refusal to attend. He is accused of crimes against humanity, including aiding genocide during the Bosnian war from 1992-1995. Karadvic, who is defending himself, claims he needs more time for preparation, AFP.
The families of 3 Americans accused of illegally crossing the Iraqi border into Iran have released video that they claim proves the trio were simply on vacation, Globe and Mail. Family website, Free the Hikers; Video Page.