Croatia jails ex-general for seven years over war crimes

Croatian general Mirko Norac was sentenced to seven years in prison on Friday for crimes against ethnic Serbs in the 1991-95 war at the end of a year-long trial seen as a test case for the European Union candidate country.

Croatia jails ex-general for seven years over war crimes
Croatian general Mirko Norac was sentenced to seven years in prison on Friday for crimes against ethnic Serbs in the 1991-95 war at the end of a year-long trial seen as a test case for the European Union candidate country.

Norac was accused of failing to prevent the murder and torture of civilians and war prisoners by Croatian troops during an army incursion into a ethnic Serbs-held area in September 1993.


Reuters

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