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Case: Lazarevic et al.

9 June 2015

Sentences for Zvornik Crimes Reduced

The appeals chamber of the Bosnian state court reduced sentences against Sreten Lazarevic, Dragan Stanojevic and Slobodan Ostojic, who were found guilty of war crimes in Zvornik. The sentence was reduced based on the criminal code of the former Yugoslavia, which provides more favourable sentencing for perpetrators.

4 June 2015

Verdict in Zvornik War Crimes Case Expected June 9

The appeals chamber of the Bosnian state court will hand down its verdict in the case of Sreten Lazarevic, Dragan Stanojevic and Slobodan Ostojic on June 9.

22 July 2010

Lazarević et al: A Motion to Amend the Indictment

The evidentiary phase of the retrial of four defendants charged with the beatings of detainees at two camps in Zvornik concluded with a video review of the original testimony of Mustafa Halilovic.
10 September 2009

Lazarevic et al: First-instance Verdict for Zvornik Crimes Overturned

The Appellate Chamber overturns the conviction in the verdict against Sreten Lazarevic, Dragan Stanojevic, Mile Markovic and Slobodan Ostojic and orders a retrial.
27 November 2008

Selecting Priorities in War Crimes Processing

Disagreements over which trials should be held before the State Court, and which should go before lower courts, will continue until a war-crimes strategy finally sorts out the issue of case referral.

17 September 2008

Lazarevic et al: New old indictment

At the trial for Zvornik crimes, the State Prosecution and Defence are engaged in a confrontation over interpretation of the law.
20 August 2008

Lazarevic et al: Visiting relatives on religious holidays

A Defence witness provides an alibi for indictee Slobodan Ostojic.
14 August 2008

Lazarevic at al: No Signs of Chauvinism

Dragan Stanojevic's Defence examines a witness, who describes the indictee's personality.
14 July 2008

Lazarevic et al: Lawless times

A former policeman from Zvornik claims that policemen did not participate in the capture and detention of Bosniaks in "Novi izvor."
4 July 2008

Lazarevic et al: Driving detainees to work

A Defence witness says the detainees, who were held in "Novi izvor," were taken to other locations to perform forced labour.
30 June 2008

Lazarevic et al: Grateful to indictees

Three Defence witnesses deny the allegations in the indictment, that the detainees were held in inhumane conditions in the detention camp in Zvornik.
26 June 2008

Lazarevic et al: Good treatment

The first witness for the Defence of Sreten Lazarevic claims he saw the defendant in the Novi izvor building in the summer of 1992.
23 June 2008

Lazarevic et al: Defence due to present evidence on June 26

The four indictees fail to appear at the status conference related to the Defence evidence presentation plan.
5 June 2008

Courts Need Clearer Rules on War Crime Trials

New strategies need to be developed to clarify which war crime cases go before the State Court, and which can be safely referred to lower courts.
28 May 2008

Lazarevic et al: Sexual abuse in detention camp

The two last prosecution witnesses at the trial for Zvornik crimes recall abuse at the detention camps.