Ex-Yugoslav army cheif jailed by UN war crimes court

AFP , Tuesday 6 Sep 2011

The former ex-Yugoslav army chief sentenced to 27 years in jail in a hearing by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

A UN war crimes court Tuesday sentenced ex-Yugoslav army chief  Momcilo Perisic to 27 years in jail for war crimes and crimes against humanity, including for his role in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.


"For these crimes the chamber by majority sentences you to a single term of 27 years imprisonment",  Judge Bakone Moloto told Perisic, the highest ranking member of the former Yugoslav army, in a hearing before the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in the Hague (ICTY).

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