Borovcanin released from prison after 2/3 of ICTY sentence served for Srebrenica: The UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals has confirmed that ex-Deputy Commander of the Serb Bosnian police Ljubomir Borovcanin has been released from prison in Denmark early, following his expressions of remorse for his crimes. Borovcanin was sentenced in 2010 to 17 years imprisonment (five of which he had served since his arrest in 2005), for crimes against humanity and war crimes arising from the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. Since then, Borovcanin has acknowledged that he did not “do enough” to prevent the events at Srebrenica, during which 8000 Muslim men and boys were killed. The Danish parole service confirmed that Danish penal law permits prisoners to be released after the completion of two-thirds of their sentences, and that their decision to release Borovcanin was influenced by the fact that he had admitted to all charges. Two of Borovcanin’s co-accused, Vujadin Popovic and Ljubisa Beara, will continue to serve life-sentences for their roles in the crimes committed at Srebrenica.
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