Hague official guilty of contempt

Former spokeswoman fined for revealing confidential papers relating to Srebrenica.

    Hartmann revealed confidential court papers relating to the Srebrenica massacre [AFP]

    She had faced a maximum sentence of seven years in jail or a $150,000 fine.

    Hartmann's supporters say her trial is an attack on free speech but the court's backers say she has jeopardised future trials.

    SOURCE: Agencies


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    How different voting systems work around the world

    How different voting systems work around the world

    Nearly two billion voters in 52 countries around the world will head to the polls this year to elect their leaders.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    The great plunder: Nepal's stolen treasures

    The great plunder: Nepal's stolen treasures

    How the art world's hunger for ancient artefacts is destroying a centuries-old culture. A journey across the Himalayas.