Two former Serbian spy chiefs sentenced to 12 years in jail • FRANCE 24 English

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Two former #Serbian #spy chiefs in Slobodan #Milosevic’s regime were convicted Wednesday after a retrial by a #UN court of #warcrimes and crimes against humanity in the 1990s #Balkans conflict. Jovica Stanisic, 70, the former head of Serbia’s state security service, and his deputy Franko Simatovic, 71, were each sentenced to 12 years in jail for backing a Serb death squad that terrorised Muslims and Croats in a Bosnian town in 1992. FRANCE 24’s Fernande Van Tets for the latest.

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