Bosnian Serb sentenced to 20 years by war crimes court Lisl Brunner at 4:47 PM ET
[JURIST] The war crimes Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina [official website] convicted its third defendant in one week on Friday when it sentenced [press release] Dragan Damjanovic to twenty years in prison. Damjanovic was found guilty on six of the seven counts of crimes against humanity listed in his indictment [PDF; case backgrounder], including murder, torture and rape committed during Bosnia's 1992-95 war.
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