Former Bosnia Serb officers sentenced for roles in 1995 genocide

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia [official website] found two former Bosnian Serb army officers guilty Monday of playing prominent roles in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre [Wikipedia article; BBC timeline]. Vidoje Blagojevic, former commander of the Bratunac brigade, and Dragan Jokic, the former chief of engineers in the Zvornik brigade, were sentenced to 18 and 9 years of imprisonment, respectively. Blagojevic was found guilty of "complicity in genocide", while Jokic was convicted of aiding and abetting murder and persecution [review the ICTY amended joint indictment]. Read an ICTY summary of the judgment. BBC News has more.

 

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