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In pictures: Riots in Belgrade

Riot police on the streets of Belgrade

Serb nationalists have clashed with police in Belgrade after speeches by right-wing politicians and other figures at a rally in support of former Bosnian-Serb leader, Radovan Karadzic.

Rioters clash with police in Belgrade

Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at protesters, who threw stones, flares and fireworks.

Rioters holding flares in Belgrade

A number of protesters and policemen were reported hurt in the violence.

Protesters in Belgrade holding Radovan Karadzic placards

Earlier, an estimated 15,000 people gathered in Belgrade's main square for the rally organised by Serbia's Radical Party.

Serbian nationalist sporting Serbian coat of arms

The demonstration showed the anger and frustration of a hard core of Serb nationalists.

Flag bearing image of Radovan Karadzic

The protesters showed their support for Mr Karadzic, who is expected to be sent to the war crimes tribunal in The Hague soon. He was arrested a week ago after 13 years on the run.

Protester holding a photograph of Radovan Karadzic

Mr Karadzic faces 11 charges, including genocide and crimes against humanity during the war in Bosnia in the 1990s.





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