A history of suicides at ex-Yugoslavia war crimes court

Former Bosnian Croat military leader Slobodan Praljak swallowing what is believed to be poison, during his judgement at the UN war crimes court to protest the upholding of a 20-year jail term on November 29, 2017. PHOTO | ICTY | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Slobodan Praljak died in hospital Wednesday after drinking poison in a dramatic courtroom on Wednesday.
  • Former Croatian Serb leader Milan Babic, 50, was found dead in his cell in March 2006.
  • Other war crimes suspects have died in custody of natural causes, the most senior of which was former Yugoslav president Milosevic.

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