Vesna Tupajic-Skiljevic

Bosnian Serb Ex-Policeman Appeals Crimes Against Humanity Conviction

Simo Stupar's defence asked the Bosnian state court in Sarajevo on Wednesday to overturn the first-instance verdict sentencing him to 12 years in prison for crimes against humanity in Vlasenica in 1992.

Defence lawyer Vesna Tupajic-Skiljevic urged the court to either acquit Stupar or quash the judgment and order a new trial, while the prosecution called for the verdict to be upheld.