Popović, Vujadin

Vujadin Popović was Lieutenant Colonel and Assistant Commander of Security on the staff of the Drina Corps of the Bosnian Serb Army (VRS) and reported to the Commander of the Drina Corps. In 1995, he was present and on duty in the Drina Corps zone of responsibility, which included Srebrenica, Potocari, Bratunac and Zvornik. The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia indicted Vujadin Popović for genocide, conspiracy to commit genocide, extermination, murder, persecutions, forcible transfer, and deportation. These crimes allegedly took place between July and November 1995.

Vujadin Popović was indicted with Ljubiša Beara, Drago Nikolić, Ljubomir Borovčanin, Radivoje Miletić, Milan Gvero, and Vinko Pandurević (Affaire Popović et al. "Srebrenica").
The trial commenced on 14 July 2006.

The Prosecution case closed on 7 February 2008.  The Defence case commenced on 2 June 2008 and closed on 12 March 2009.
The parties presented their closing arguments between 2 and 15 September 2009.

On 10 June 2010 Vujadin Popovic was convicted of genocide, extermination, murder and persecution and sentenced to life imprisonment.

On 8 September 2010 the defence and the prosecution filed their notices of appeal.

On 31 January 2011 the Appeals Chamber granted the defence request to vary the order of arguments in the appeal brief.

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