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Mile Mrksic, Miroslav Radic, Veselin Sljivancanin

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THE HAGUE | 08.12.2010.

SLJIVANCANIN’S SENTENCE REDUCED TO 10 YEARS

The Appeals Chamber granted the defense’s motion to review the appellate judgment of former JNA major Veselin Sljivancanin. The Appeals Chamber vacated his conviction for aiding and abetting the murder of prisoners of war at the Ovcara farm, quashed the sentence of 17 years in prison and imposed the sentence of ten years’ imprisonment for aiding and abetting torture
THE HAGUE | 12.10.2010.

ARGUMENTS FOR AND AGAINST THE REVIEW OF SLJIVANCANIN’S JUDGMENT

Prosecution military expert Reynaud Theunens was questioned today at the hearing on the review of Veselin Sljivancanin’s judgment. Theunens contends that under the doctrine of the former Yugoslav armed forces, Mile Mrksic had to have informed his chief of security that the military police had withdrawn from the hangar at the Ovcara farm. ‘Mrksic didn’t tell me anything’, maintains Sljivancanin
THE HAGUE | 21.09.2010.

REVIEW HEARING IN SLJIVANCANIN CASE SCHEDULED FOR 12 OCTOBER

The Appeals Chamber has scheduled a hearing on the review of Sljivancanin’s judgment for 12 October 2010. Sljivancanin was sentenced to 17 years in prison for aiding and abetting the murder of prisoners in Ovcara. The Appeals Chamber will hear the evidence of Reynaud Theunens, prosecution military expert, and then the two parties will have 30 minutes for their closing arguments
THE HAGUE | 14.07.2010.

SLJIVANCANIN’S JUDGMENT WILL BE REVIEWED

The Appeals Chamber has partially granted Veselin Sljivancanin’s motion for a review of the judgment in which he was found guilty of aiding and abetting murder and sentenced to 17 years in prison. The Chamber considers the testimony of Miodrag Panic, heard in June, a ‘new fact’ which was not known to the judges when the final judgment was handed down
THE HAGUE | 03.06.2010.

NEW FACTS IN THE SLJIVANCANIN CASE?

The Appeals Chamber heard the evidence of Miodrag Panic, chief of staff in the JNA Guards Brigade to see if the information Panic had was a ‘new fact’. If the Chamber decides it is, Veselin Sljivancanin’s final judgment may be reviewed
THE HAGUE | 22.01.2010.

END TO VESELIN SLJIVANCANIN’S CASE?

The Appeals Chamber dismissed the latest motion of former JNA officer Veselin Sljivancanin, in which he asked for a reconsideration of the decision to reject his motion seeking reconsideration of his final judgment. Will the defense bring Veselin Sljivancanin’s case before the European Court of Human Rights?
THE HAGUE | 13.11.2009.

SLJIVANCANIN CALLS FOR RECONSIDERATION OF JUDGMENT

Veselin Sljivancanin’s defense has filed a motion for the reconsideration of the appellate judgment sentencing the former security chief in the JNA Guards Brigade to 17 years. When the Appeals Chamber convicted Sljivancanin of aiding and abetting murder, his defense contends, it in effect made a new first-instance verdict and the accused has the right to appeal
THE HAGUE | 11.05.2009.

VESELIN SLJIVANCANIN TO CALL FOR A REVIEW OF HIS JUDGMENT?

Veselin Sljivancanin’s defense has indicated it would ‘very likely’ submit a request for a review of the judgment in which the Appeals Chamber found the former security chief in the JNA Guards Brigade guilty of aiding and abetting murder at Ovcara and sentenced him to 17 years
THE HAGUE | 05.05.2009.

SLJIVANCANIN’S SENTENCE INCREASED TO 17 YEARS

The Appeals Chamber found Veselin Sljivancanin guilty of aiding and abetting murder, with a majority of votes, and imposed a new sentence of 17 years in prison. The Appeals Chamber upheld the Trial Chamber’s sentence of 20 years for Mile Mrksic
THE HAGUE | 23.01.2009.

PROSECUTOR: MINIMUM OF 30 YEARS FOR MRKSIC AND SLJIVANCANIN

At the appellate hearing in the Ovcara case the prosecution has asked the Appeals Chamber to find Mile Mrksic and Veselin Sljivancanin guilty of crimes against humanity and to be sentenced to at least 30 years in prison

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