August 18, 2012
by Keith Herting
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) announced Friday that former Serb official Mile Mrksic has been transferred to a Portuguese prison to serve his 20-year sentence for war crimes. Mrksic was convicted of war crimes in 2007 for his involvement in the 1991 mass ...[read more]
December 27, 2010
by Kelly Mistick
Slobodan Zecevic: "The Sljivancanin Review Judgement delivered by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (hereinafter ICTY) Appeals Chamber on December 8, 2010 is a significant breakthrough in the ICTY jurisprudence. Indeed, it is the first time that a request for review of ...[read more]
December 8, 2010
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The appeals chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on Wednesday vacated the conviction of Veselin Sljivancanin for his role in killing 194 Croatian prisoners of war near Vukovar in 1991, reducing his sentence from 17 years to 10. Sljivancanin was convicted ...[read more]
November 16, 2010
by Yuriy Vilner
Ian Bancroft: "What was truly significant about the recent events in the eastern Croatian town of Vukovar was the willingness of both presidents- Serbia's Boris Tadi? and Croatia's Ivo Josipovi?- to apologize for crimes committed by the military forces of their respective countries; Tad... ...[read more]
June 24, 2009
by Christian Ehret
The War Crimes Council of the Belgrade District Court convicted a Croatian Serb of war crimes Tuesday for his involvement in the death of 200 Croatian POWs in 1991, sentencing him to 20 years in prison. Damir Sireta was originally charged with violating Articles 22 and 144 of the Federal Republic ...[read more]
May 6, 2009
by Adrienne Lester
The Appeals Chamber for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on Tuesday increased the sentence of Veselin Sljivancanin from five to 17 years. Sljivancanin was convicted of aiding and abetting the killings of over 200 Croatian prisoners of war near Vukovar in 1991. ...[read more]
March 13, 2009
by Bernard Hibbitts
A Serbian war crimes court in Belgrade convicted 13 Serbs Thursday in connection with the 1991 killings of over 200 Croatian POWs at a pig farm outside the Croatian town of Vukovar. Eighteen Serbs were originally charged over the incident. Charges against two were later dropped. Fourteen of the ...[read more]
January 17, 2008
by Andrew Wood
Ranko Helebrant: Damir Sireta (43), a citizen of Croatia, is waiting to be transferred to Serbia in the near future, according to the decision of extradition made by the Kingdom of Norway. Although both Croatia and Serbia asked for extradition, the final decision was made in favor of Serbia... ...[read more]
January 15, 2008
by Leslie Schulman
Norway has agreed to extradite an unnamed Croatian citizen wanted for his alleged involvement in the 1991 Vukovar massacre to Serbia to face war crimes charges, Norwegian officials said Tuesday. Croatia had requested the man's extradition in 2006; Norwegian justice officials concluded after an i... ...[read more]
October 30, 2007
by James M Yoch Jr
Prosecutors for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on Tuesday appealed the sentences imposed on war crimes convicts Mile Mrksic and Veselin Sljivancanin, who were convicted in connection with the killings of over 200 Croatian prisoners of war near Vukovar in 1991... ...[read more]

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