War crimes tribunal sentences former Bosnian Serb President

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia [official website] Thursday sentenced former Bosnian Serb President Bijlana Plavsic to 11 years in prison for what it described as "a crime of the utmost gravity, involving a campaign of ethnic separation which resulted in the death of thousands and the expulsion of thousands more in circumstances of great brutality." Read the summary of the sentencing judgment delivered by Presiding Judge Richard May. The full judgment of the Tribunal is also available.

 

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