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The Hague, 29 November 1996
The International Criminal Tribunal hands down its first sentence: 10 years of imprisonment for Drazen Erdemovic
Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Tribunal for the formerYugoslavia handed down, on Friday 29 November 1996, the first sentence for a crime against humanity by an international court since the trials in Nuremberg and Tokyo.
Presided over by Judge Claude JORDA and consisting of Judges Elizabeth ODIO BENITO and Fouad RIAD, the Chamber has sentenced the accused Drazen ERDEMOVIC to imprisonment for a term of ten years.
At the hearing, which was held in public and in presence of the accused, the Presiding-Judge read a summary of the Decision.
International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
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