Reports in Case : Blaskic - ''Lašva Valley''
JUDGEMENT IN BLASKIC CASE DUE ON 29 JULY
The longest proceedings before the Tribunal so far will be concluded on 29 July, when the Appeals Chamber is set to deliver its judgment. The former HVO commander in Central Bosnia has been in the UN Detention Unit for more than eight years. He is charged with the persecution of Bosniaks in the zone under his command in 1992 and 1993
REACTIONS TO THE BLASKIC JUDGEMENT
Applause for the judgment of the Appeals Chamber in the public gallery. Blaskic "happy and grateful to the court". The judgment is a "reasonable interpretation of command responsibility"
BLASKIC'S SENTENCE CUT DOWN FROM 45 TO 9 YEARS IN PRISON
The Appeals Chamber found former HVO commander of the Central Bosnia Operative Zone guilty of unlawful acts committed in the Vitez area but acquitted him of responsibility for the crimes committed in the village of Ahmici, and the municipalities of Busovaca and Kiseljak. Application for an early release has been granted.
PROSECUTION SEEKS REVIEW OF BLASKIC CASE
Several orders issued because of the prosecution Request for the review or reconsideration of the Blaskic case were unsealed today. The prosecution claims it has "new facts" that it intends to prove through testimony of two protected witnesses and another piece of evidence, as yet unspecified