[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] on Thursday delayed [order, PDF] the trial of former Serbian general and alleged war criminal Ratko Mladic [ICTY backgrounder, PDF; JURIST news archive], setting a new start date of May 14. The previous start date for the trial [JURIST report] was March 27. The delay was ordered after Mladic's defense lawyers argued they needed more time [BBC report] to sift through thousands of pages of evidence. The prosecution...

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