French former UN court official released after arrest for contempt


The jailing of ex-Le Monde journalist Florence Hartmann, who had revealed claims about a cover-up by court, sparked an outcry.

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A former prosecution spokeswoman for the U.N. court trying alleged criminals from the 1990s Balkan wars has been released early from the jail where she had been serving a one-week sentence for contempt of court, the tribunal said on Tuesday, reports FRANCE 24.