REPORT on War Crimes Trials in Serbia in 2013 Cover Image

IZVEŠTAJ o suđenjima za ratne zločine u Srbiji u 2013. Godini
REPORT on War Crimes Trials in Serbia in 2013

Contributor(s): Sandra Orlović (Editor)
Subject(s): Law and Transitional Justice, Penal Policy, Peace and Conflict Studies, Wars in Jugoslavia
Published by: Fond za humanitarno pravo
Keywords: war crime trials;War Crime Trials in Serbia;
Summary/Abstract: In 2013, 12 proceedings were conducted before the War Crimes Chamber of the High Court in Belgrade (High Court Division). First instance verdicts were passed in seven cases, finding 13 people guilty and one person acquitted. One verdict relates to the acceptance of the Agreement on the Recognition of the Criminal Offense of War Crimes against Civilians between the Defendant and the War Crimes Prosecutor's Office (TRZ). In five cases, the first-instance procedure was not completed by the end of 2013. // In 2013, two war crimes trials were conducted before the courts of general jurisdiction - the Orahovac / Rahovec case before the Požarevac High Court, in which a first instance verdict was rendered, and the Kushnin / Kushnin case, which is on appeal. before the Court of Appeals in Nis. The proceedings against Miloš Lukić are underway before the higher court in Prokuplje for the criminal offense of murder, which according to the characteristics of the case is a war crime against the civilian population.

  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-86-7932-055-1
  • Page Count: 90
  • Publication Year: 2014
  • Language: Serbian