UN appeal judges quash radical Serb Seselj’s acquittal

The Hague (AFP) – UN judges Wednesday overturned the controversial acquittal of radical Serb politician Vojislav Seselj, sentencing him to 10 years for crimes against humanity in the 1990s Balkans conflict.

The court “finds Seselj guilty… of instigating persecution, deportation and other inhumane acts,” presiding judge Theodor Meron said, before adding the Serbian MP’s jail time “has been served” as he had already spent 12 years in custody in a UN prison.