Djordjevic sentenced to 27 years in prison

The UN war crimes tribunal on Wednesday (February 23rd) sentenced former top Serbian police general Vlastimir Djordjevic to 27 years for war crimes committed during the 1998-1999 conflict in Kosovo. Djordjevic, a former deputy interior minister, was found guilty on all counts. He was charged with the forcible deportation of 800,000 Kosovo Albanians as well as other atrocities committed by troops under his control. According to the indictment, he and former leader Slobodan Milosevic took part in a joint criminal enterprise to change the ethnic balance of Kosovo.

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