Reports in Case : Naletelic & Martinovic - "Tuta i Stela"
Mladen Naletelic "Tuta", Vinko Martinovic "Stela"
MOSTAR CROATS DID NOT FIGHT "FOR A FOREIGN AGGRESSOR POWER"
During the appellate hearing, the defense of Vinko Martinovic Stela denies that the accused and the members of the HVO units he commanded in Mostar "were aware of the fact they were participating in an international conflict on the side of a foreign aggressor power" – Croatia
DEFENCE ASKS FOR EIGHT YEARS FOR NALETILIC
The appellate hearing in the case against Mladen Naletilic Tuta and Vinko Martinovic Stela started today and will last two days. The Trial Chamber sentenced them to 20 and 18 years in prison respectively for the persecution of Bosniaks in Mostar and its environs in 1993. Both Tuta and Stela appealed the sentence, as did the prosecution
TUTA AND STELA APPEALS JUDGMENT DUE ON WEDNESDAY
The Appeals Chamber will deliver its decision on the appeals filed by the prosecution and the defense against the judgment in the case of Mladen Naletilic and Vinko Martinovic. They were sentenced to 20 and 18 years, respectively. The prosecution will begin presenting its evidence at the trial of former Herceg Bosna leadership. Momcilo Krajisnik continues his testimony at his own trial. The prosecution continues with its case at the trials of Milan Martic and the Vukovar Three. The final round of SaM arguments will begin on Tuesday before the International Court of Justice