Montenegro court sentences four former Yugoslav army Soldiers Rebecca DiLeonardo at 1:01 PM ET
[JURIST] A court in Montenegro on Wednesday sentenced four former Yugoslav People's Army (JNA) soldiers to up to four years in prison for war crimes committed during the Croatian conflict. In a retrial of a 2010 case, the court found the four defendants guilty of torturing prisoners [RFE/RL report] at a detention camp in Morinj between 1991 and 1992. The defendants were four of the six lower-ranking JNA soldiers who were convicted in May 2010 [Reuters report] for the torture of Croatian prisoners detained during a conflict in Dubrovnik. This decision was overturned on appeal [SETimes.com report], and two defendants were acquitted in the retrial.
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