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War Criminal Sworn in as Mayor of Town in Western Bosnia

Several newly-elected mayors on Tuesday boycotted the swearing-in of a convicted war criminal as new mayor of the western Bosnian town of Velika Kladusa.   Fikret Abdic was released in 2012 after serving his 15-year sentence in Croatia.   The 76-year-old Abdic was called up first during a ceremony in Sarajevo at which the mayors chosen during Oct. 2 local elections were certified. Mayors of towns around Velika Kladusa walked in to receive their certificates only after Abdic...

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