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Verdict in war crime case

13 February 2014


Basic Court of Pristina

Yesterday, 12 February 2014 a mixed panel of local and international judges of the Basic Court of Pristina convicted Ivan Radivojevic of War Crime against the Civilian Population under Articles 22 and 142 of the Criminal Code of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, in conjunction with Common Article 3 to the four Geneva Conventions of 1949, and Articles 4 and 5 (1) of Additional Protocol II of 8 June 1977, additional to the 1949 Geneva Conventions and sentenced him to a term of imprisonment of 8 years. The offences were committed at Fushë Kosovo/Kosovo Polje, in Fushë Kosovo/Kosovo Polje Municipality on 26 March 1999.

The parties have the right to appeal.