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Other Decisions Judgement IT-98-32/1-T - D12910 - D12551 (20/07/2009)

Authority: International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia

Date: 07/20/2009

Subject: The Tribunal has convicted Milan Lukić and Sredoje Lukić, to life and 30 years’ imprisonment respectively, for crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in eastern Bosnian town of Višegrad during the 1992-1995 conflict. The two accused were charged with murder, torture and extermination committed mostly during the early months of the war. Milan Lukić has been found guilty of persecutions, murder, extermination, cruel treatment, and inhumane acts, as crimes against humanity and war crimes, in relation to six discrete incidents. All victims were Muslim civilians. Sredoje Lukić, a police officer in Višegrad, was also found guilty of aiding and abetting the commission of the crime of persecutions inhumane acts, murder and cruel treatment.

Parties: The Prosecutor c/ Milan Lukić + Sredoje Lukić

Original language: English

Classification: Dignity - Art. 2 Right to life - Art. 3 Physical and mental integrity - Art. 4 Torture - Inhuman treatments - Degrading treatments - Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination - Art. 22 Respect of cultural, religious and linguistic diversity

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