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Other Decisions Decision (10/06/2010)

Authority: International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia

Date: 06/10/2010

Subject: The decision of first instance of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has sentenced six Serbian-Bosnian officers and a special agent of the Serbian-Bosnian police, for the crimes committed in East Bosnia during the period July-November 1995; the Tribunal has deemed the accused persons responsible, in varying degree, for genocide, conspiracy to commit genocides and massacres, crimes against humanity, violations of laws of war and other international crimes, among which persecution, forced transfer and deportation for ethnic and religious aims, and it has also deemed them responsible for having participated to two different Joint Criminal Enterprises, of which one aimed to the summary killing of over 7.000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys coming from the Srebrenica enclave, and the other one to the forced deportation of the entire Muslim population of Srebrenica and Zepa;

Original language: English

Classification: Dignity - Art. 2 Right to life - Art. 4 Torture - Inhuman punishments - Degrading punishments - Inhuman treatments - Degrading treatments

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