Serbia urges US to block execution of citizen

[JURIST] The Serbian government filed an amicus curiae on Friday in a Nevada court seeking to block the execution of a Serbian citizen on the grounds that the country’s consulate was not informed of the man’s arrest in 1994. Serbia contends that Avram Nika, convicted of killing of a man who had stopped to help him on a highway in Nevada, would have been provided with better assistance [AP report] and counsel had the consulate offices been notified of his…

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