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Hague appeal tribunal frees jailed Croatian officers

Ante Gotovina (L), who was commander in the Split district of the Croatian army, and Mladen Markac (R), a former Croatian police commander, enter the courtroom of the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal (ICTY) for their appeal judgement in The Hague November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bas Czerwinski/Pool

Ante Gotovina (L), who was commander in the Split district of the Croatian army, and Mladen Markac (R), a former Croatian police commander, enter the courtroom of the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal (ICTY) for their appeal judgement in The Hague...more

Ante Gotovina (L), who was commander in the Split district of the Croatian army, and Mladen Markac (R), a former Croatian police commander, enter the courtroom of the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal (ICTY) for their appeal judgement in The Hague November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bas Czerwinski/Pool
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Ante Gotovina (R), who was commander in the Split district of the Croatian army, speaks with his lawyers in the courtroom of the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal (ICTY) prior to 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, speaks with his lawyers in the courtroom of the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal (ICTY) prior to 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, speaks with his lawyers in the courtroom of the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal (ICTY) prior to his appeal judgement in The Hague November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bas Czerwinski/Pool
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Ante Gotovina (L), who was commander in the Split district of the Croatian army, and Mladen Markac, a former Croatian police commander, enter the courtroom of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) for their appeal judgement in The Hague November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bas Czerwinski/Pool

Ante Gotovina (L), who was commander in the Split district of the Croatian army, and Mladen Markac, a former Croatian police commander, enter the courtroom of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) for their appeal...more

Ante Gotovina (L), who was commander in the Split district of the Croatian army, and Mladen Markac, a former Croatian police commander, enter the courtroom of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) for their appeal judgement in The Hague November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bas Czerwinski/Pool
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Mladen Markac, a former Croatian police commander, talks to his lawyer in the courtroom of the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal (ICTY) prior to his appeal judgement in The Hague November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bas Czerwinski/Pool

Mladen Markac, a former Croatian police commander, talks to his lawyer in the courtroom of the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal (ICTY) prior to his appeal judgement in The Hague November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bas Czerwinski/Pool

Mladen Markac, a former Croatian police commander, talks to his lawyer in the courtroom of the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal (ICTY) prior to his appeal judgement in The Hague November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bas Czerwinski/Pool
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Ante Gotovina (L), who was commander in the Split district of the Croatian army, and Mladen Markac (R), a former Croatian police commander, talk with their lawyers in the courtroom of the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal (ICTY) prior to their appeal judgement in The Hague November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bas Czerwinski/Pool

Ante Gotovina (L), who was commander in the Split district of the Croatian army, and Mladen Markac (R), a former Croatian police commander, talk with their lawyers in the courtroom of the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal (ICTY) prior to their appeal...more

Ante Gotovina (L), who was commander in the Split district of the Croatian army, and Mladen Markac (R), a former Croatian police commander, talk with their lawyers in the courtroom of the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal (ICTY) prior to their appeal judgement in The Hague November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bas Czerwinski/Pool
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Ante Gotovina (R), who was commander in the Split district of the Croatian army, enters the courtroom of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) for 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, enters the courtroom of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) for 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, enters the courtroom of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) for his appeal judgement in The Hague November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Bas Czerwinski/Pool
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Mladen Markac (C), a former Croatian police commander, smiles as he talks to his lawyers 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 (C), a former Croatian police commander, smiles as he talks to his lawyers 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 (C), a former Croatian police commander, smiles as he talks to his lawyers 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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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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