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Halilovic - "Grabovica-Uzdol"

Sefer Halilovic

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THE HAGUE | 16.11.2005.

SEFER HALILOVIC NOT GUILTY OF CRIMES IN GRABOVICA AND UZDOL

Applying the principle of international criminal law that a commander cannot be held responsible for the crimes of persons who were not under his command at the time the crimes were committed, the Trial Chamber concluded that Sefer Halilovic was not guilty on any of the counts of the indictment charging him, on the basis of command responsibility, with violations of laws and customs of war because he failed to prevent or punish the crimes committed by BH Army members subordinate to him
THE HAGUE | 31.08.2005.

DEFENCE: ACQUIT HALILOVIC

Defense claims Sefer Halilovic is not guilty of the failure to prevent and punish the murders in Grabovica and Uzdol and that the prosecution did not "take the path that would have led to a conviction"
THE HAGUE | 30.08.2005.

PROSECUTOR SEEKS 10 YEARS FOR HALILOVIC

Sefer Halilovic, former ABiH Chief of Staff and, as alleged in the indictment, the commander of Operation Neretva 93 "failed to do anything" to prevent and subsequently punish the murders of Croat civilians in Grabovica and Uzdol, the prosecutor noted in his closing argument. The defense will present its arguments tomorrow
THE HAGUE | 14.07.2005.

SEFER HALILOVIC'S DEFENCE RESTS

After just seven working days, Sefer Halilovic's defense rests its case. The defense of the former BH Army Chief of Staff decided that it needed to call just three witnesses to testify in the courtroom to prove the innocence of the defendant
THE HAGUE | 27.06.2005.

HALILOVIC HAD "INFLUENCE" BUT NOT "EFFECTIVE CONTROL"

Sefer Halilovic's defense will be trying to prove that he did not command the troops that participated in Operation Neretva '93 in which individuals serving in the BH Army committed crimes against the civilian population in two villages in Herzegovina. In his opening statement, Halilovic's defense counsel said the prosecution failed to do its job and prove its case beyond reasonable doubt
THE HAGUE | 31.05.2005.

JUDGE MUMBA JOINS THE CHAMBER HEARING HALILOVIC CASE

After Judge Szenasi resigned and the accused agreed to have the trial continue with a new judge, the ICTY President appointed Judge Florence Mumba to the Chamber hearing the case of former Chief of Staff of the BH Army
THE HAGUE | 30.05.2005.

JUDGE TO BE REPLACED IN HALILOVIC TRIAL

Despite the fact that one of the three judges in the Trial Chamber resigned at the very close of the prosecution case, the trial of Sefer Halilovic is to continue on Thursday, with the testimony of Vehbija Karic. He will testify via video-link
THE HAGUE | 18.05.2005.

WITNESS HAS ALREADY LIED IN COURT, DEFENCE SAYS

Ramiz Delalic aka Celo said in the continuation of his testimony that Sefer Halilovic had not only failed to investigate the crimes committed in Grabovica but had also ignored orders from his superiors to do so. The defense tried to challenge his credibility, saying that Delalic had lied in other courts.
THE HAGUE | 17.05.2005.

OPERATION NERETVA 93 OR GENERAL’S REVENGE

Sefer Halilovic failed to react in the correct manner upon learning about the massacre in Grabovica, according to Ramiz Delalic aka Celo, who is testifying at the Halilovic trial. , Delalic also spoke about a conspiracy prepared by Sefer Halilovic against Genaral Rasim Delic.
THE HAGUE | 13.05.2005.

BULLET, KNIFE, AXE

A pathologist who established the causes of deaths of victims from the Herzegovinian village of Uzdol testifies at trial of Sefer Halilovic. Ramiz Delalic aka Celo, wartime Deputy Commander of the Ninth Motorized Brigade, whose soldiers are suspected of massacring 33 civilians in the village of Grabovica on 8 and 9 September 1993, is scheduled to give testimony next week

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