Serbian war crimes court sentences Serbs to 20 years for 1992 Muslim killings

[JURIST] A Serbian war crimes court Friday convicted and sentenced four former members of the Avengers parliamentary group to prison terms of fifteen to twenty years for their involvement in the 1992 abduction and murder of 16 Muslim men and women. Some consider the convictions an indication that Serbian courts are capable of conducting impartial investigations and trials into war crimes committed against Muslims during Bosnia's 1992-95 war. Two of the men sentenced are still at large, including top war crimes suspect Milan Lukic [Bosnian Institute background], who has been charged by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia [JURIST news archive] with the 1993 abduction and murder of 20 Muslims. AP has more.



 

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