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Appellate Court in Belgrade confirms first instance judgment in Budimir case

Pursuant to its judgment of 7 October 2021, the War Crimes Department - part of the Appellate Court in Belgrade confirmed the first instance judgment (K. Po2 no. 2/20) of 23 February 2021, rendered by the War Crimes Department - part of the Higher Court in Belgrade.

The Higher Court's War Crimes Department found defendant Željko Budimir guilty of the criminal offence recognised by article 142 (1) (war crime against civilian population) re article 22 of the FRY Criminal Act and sentenced him to 2 (two) years in prison.