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Tadic case: Prosecutor files notice of appeal against Judgement.
On 6 June 1997, the Prosecutor of the International Tribunal filed a notice of appeal against the "Opinion and Judgment" of Trial Chamber II in the Tadic case, rendered on 7 May 1997.
Grounds of Appeal
1. The majority (Judges Stephen and Vohrah) erred in not finding the grave breaches provisions of the Statute applicable;
2.The Trial Chamber erred in not finding beyond a reasonable doubt that the accused took part in the killing of any or all of the five men from Jaskici;
3. The Trial Chamber erred in holding that an element of a crime against humanity is that the accused must know that the attack is part of widespread or systematic attack on a civilian population;
4. The Trial Chamber erred in holding that discriminatory intent is an element of all crimes against humanity;
5. The majority (Judges Stephen and Vohrah) erred in denying the Prosecution motion for production of witness statements (Decision of 27 November 1996).
The Prosecutor seeks the following relief:
. A reversal of the challenged decisions listed above under 1, 2, 3 and 4.
2. A review of the decision listed in 5 above.
Lastly, the Prosecutor seeks a deferral of any hearing related to this appeal until after the expiration date for any appeal on a sentence, or any such later period as may be ordered.
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