Verbal abuse

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Appeal Judgement - 25.02.2004 VASILJEVIĆ Mitar

161. Verbal abuse has not been used previously at the International Tribunal as an aggravating factor. The Statute and the Rules provide the Trial Chambers with a wide of discretion in determining the sentence and in considering factors in aggravation.  In the view of the Appeals Chamber, verbal abuse can be taken into account as an aggravating factor by Trial Chambers.  

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