Petković, Ljubiša

Ljubiša PetkovićPetković was summoned to appear on 7 April 2008 as a Chamber witness in the ongoing case of the former President of the Serbian Radical Party, Vojislav Šešelj. However, Petković indicated that he would not appear as a witness before the Chamber with any status other than a “witness for the Defence”.

In its Judgement of Thursday 11 September, after having underlined the gravity of the offence, Trial Chamber III at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) found Ljubiša Petković guilty of contempt of the Tribunal for failing to answer this confidential subpoena. He was sentenced to four months’ imprisonment.

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