Wednesday, May 19, 2010

ICTY Appellate Chamber Affirms Sentence for Disclosing Identies of Witnesses

International Criminal Court Flag The Appellate Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has upheld last year’s conviction and sentencing of Vojislav Šešelj for revealing the real names, occupations, and places of residence of 11 protected witnesses.  He made the revelations in a book that he authored.

 

Mr. Šešelj is the leader of the Serb Radical Party who is on trial in the Hague for crimes against humanity and war crimes.

 

Her received a 15-month jail sentence last year for disclosing information on the 11 protected witnesses.

 

(Adapted from a UN Press Release)

 

(mew)

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