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War crimes trial against former Serb commander begins in Croatia

The war crimes trial against the former Serb paramilitary leader, Dragan Vasiljkovic began on Tuesday in Croatia. 
Mr Vasiljkovic who was a commander during Croatia's war of independence, is accused of murder of civilians, extrajudicial killing of prisoners and torture. 
He was arrested in 2006 in Australia, however was only extradited to Croatia in 2012 and officially indicted in January. In July, he pleaded not guilty, stating "I defended Yugoslavia". 
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