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The Hague, 12 December 2002
Dragoljub Kunarac Transferred to Germany to Serve Prison Sentence
On 12 December, 2002 Dragoljub Kunarac was transferred to Germany to serve his sentence as handed down by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY).
On 22 February 2001, Kunarac was convicted to 28 years imprisonment (see press release 566-e/f). This sentence was re-affirmed by the Appeals Chamber on 12 June 2002 (see press release 679-e/f). Kunarac was found guilty of one count of torture, a crime against humanity, three counts of rape, a crime against humanity, one count of enslavement, a crime against humanity, two counts of torture, a violation of the laws or customs of war and four counts of rape, a violation of the laws or customs of war.
The transfer of Kunarac to Germany is due to an ad hoc agreement concluded by the Registrar which enables Kunarac to serve his sentence there. This is the second such agreement between the ICTY and the Federal Republic of Germany, the first being the transfer of Dusko Tadic on 31 October 2000.
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