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Hague appeal tribunal frees jailed Croatian officers

Ante Gotovina (R), who was commander in the Split district of the Croatian army, talks in the courtroom of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) before his appeal judgement in The Hague November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bas Czerwinski/Pool

Ante Gotovina (R), who was commander in the Split district of the Croatian army, talks in the courtroom of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) before his appeal judgement in The Hague November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bas...more

Ante Gotovina (R), who was commander in the Split district of the Croatian army, talks in the courtroom of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) before his appeal judgement in The Hague November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bas Czerwinski/Pool
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People celebrate after an appeals court overturned the convictions of Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac, at the main square in Zagreb November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

People celebrate after an appeals court overturned the convictions of Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac, at the main square in Zagreb November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

People celebrate after an appeals court overturned the convictions of Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac, at the main square in Zagreb November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
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Ante Gotovina (C), who was commander in the Split district of the Croatian army, talks to his lawyer in the courtroom of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) before his appeal judgement in The Hague November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bas Czerwinski/Pool

Ante Gotovina (C), who was commander in the Split district of the Croatian army, talks to his lawyer in the courtroom of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) before his appeal judgement in The Hague November 16, 2012....more

Ante Gotovina (C), who was commander in the Split district of the Croatian army, talks to his lawyer in the courtroom of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) before his appeal judgement in The Hague November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bas Czerwinski/Pool
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Mladen Markac, a former Croatian police commander, smiles as he talks to his lawyer in the courtroom of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) before his appeal judgement in The Hague November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bas Czerwinski/Pool

Mladen Markac, a former Croatian police commander, smiles as he talks to his lawyer in the courtroom of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) before his appeal judgement in The Hague November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bas...more

Mladen Markac, a former Croatian police commander, smiles as he talks to his lawyer in the courtroom of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) before his appeal judgement in The Hague November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bas Czerwinski/Pool
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