ICTY Appeals Panel Overturns War Crimes Convictions

by Jessica Poarch

This morning’s edition of Bloomberg Businessweek reported that the appeals panel for the ICTY overturned the convictions of General Ante Gotovina and General Malden Markac, both convicted by the Court in 2011 for war crimes committed in Operation Storm. The appeals panel disagreed with the trial court and found that “there was no excessive shelling of four towns by the Croats and that the mass departure of Serbs couldn’t be described as a ‘deportation.’” This ruling is final and will not be appealed.

Read the entire story here.

For the complete record of the trial visit the ICTY website.

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