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Former Croatian Army General Mladen Markac speaks with his lawyer in... News PhotoCourtroom,Crime,Horizontal,Judgement,Law,Lawyer,Legal Appeal,Netherlands,Talking,The Hague,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFP2012-11-16 Former Croatian Army General Mladen Markac speaks with his lawyer in the courtroom of the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal(ICTY) for his appeal judgement in The Hague, on November 16, 2012. The ICTY is delivering its decision in the appeal of two Croatian generals convicted for their roles in a 1995 military offensive to drive Serb rebels out of land they had occupied for years along part of Croatia's border with Bosnia. Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac, were sentenced to 24 and 18 years respectively in 2011 for war crimes and crimes against humanity. The court acquitted Gotovina and Markac of charges including war crimes during the bloody breakup of Yugoslavia and ordered them freed. AFP Photo/Bas Czerwinski/ Pool/ netherlands out (Photo credit should read BAS CZERWINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)