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Željko Ivanović sentenced to 24-year long-term imprisonment
(17.06.2013. 15:24)

The Appeals Panel of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina handed down today, 17 June 2013, the Verdict in the case v. Željko Ivanović finding the Accused Ivanović guilty of the criminal offense of Genocide in violation of Article 171(a) as read with Article 31 of the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Accessory). In that regard, the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina sentenced the Accused to a 24-year long-term imprisonment. The time the Accused spent in custody shall be credited towards the pronounced sentence.

 

The Accused Željko Ivanović was found guilty for his actions in the capacity as a special police officer  - member of the 3rd Skelani Platoon, 2nd Detachment, Special Police Brigade Šekovići, Ministry of Interior of Republika Srpska, carried out together with other members of  the 2nd Detachment and other members of the Army of Republika Srpska and Ministry of Interior of Republika Srpska, in the period from 10 July to 19 July 1995, that contributed to the killing of a group of Bosniaks in the Srebrenica enclave, which as Bosniaks from Eastern Bosnia made a significant part of the Bosniak ethnic group, and thus aided a partial destruction of that group as one national, ethnic and religious group.  

 

Under the first-instance Verdict of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina dated 24 April 2012, which was revoked by the Decision of the Appeals Panel on 16 November 2012, the Accused Željko Ivanović was found guilty of the criminal offense of Crimes against Humanity in violation of Article 172(1)(a) of the CC of BIH as read with Article 29 of the CC of BIH and sentenced to the 13-year imprisonment.

 

 

 

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