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2 July 2015

Bosnian Serb Soldier Acquitted of Srebrenica Genocide

The Bosnian state court acquitted former Bosnian Serb Army serviceman Aleksandar Cvetkovic of taking part in the genocide of Bosniaks from Srebrenica in July 1995.
17 June 2015

Verdict in Cvetkovic Trial Expected July 2

Presenting his closing statement, Aleksandar Cvetkovic’s defense attorney said Cvetkovic didn’t participate in the execution of civilians from Srebrenica on the Branjevo Farm in the municipality of Zvornik in July 1995. As such, the defense believes that their client should be acquitted of charges of participating in genocide.

12 May 2015

State Prosecution Presents Closing Statements at Aleksandar Cvetkovic Trial

Presenting its closing arguments at the Aleksandar Cvetkovic trial, the state prosecution said Cvetkovic’s Tenth Sabotage Detachment of the Bosnian Serb Army participated in attacks on Srebrenica and the execution of hundreds of Srebrenica civilians at the Branjevo farm in July 1995.

24 March 2015

Previous Testimony by UN Military Observer to be Presented at Cvetkovic Trial

At today’s hearing of the Aleksandar Cvetkovic trial, the trial chamber approved a motion by the state prosecution to watch a video recording of testimony previously given by former UN military observer Joseph Kingori. The video recording will be presented to the Bosnian state court at the next hearing.

17 February 2015

Defense Presents New Evidence, Prosecution Invites Former Witnesses to Cvetkovic Trial

At today’s hearing of the Aleksander Cvetkovic trial, the defense included 44 pieces of material evidence in the case file. Cvetkovic, a former Bosnian Serb fighter, is charged with mass killings that took place during the Srebrenica genocide.

27 January 2015

Vital Survival not Endangered

Testifying at the trial of Aleksandar Cvetkovic, who is charged with genocide in Srebrenica, a Defence expert witness denies findings by a State Prosecution expert concerning the identification of bodies from the Srebrenica area.

20 January 2015

A Convict Claims that Cvetkovic Did not Kill

Testifying in defence of Aleksandar Cvetkovic, a witness says that the indictee did not participate in the shooting of Muslim captives on Branjevo in July 1995.

2 December 2014

Srebrenica Convict: Serb Soldier Didn’t Massacre Bosniaks

A former serviceman convicted of massacring Srebrenica prisoners said that Aleksandar Cvetkovic, who is also on trial for genocide, was in a barn looking at a pig during the mass killings.
14 October 2014

Trial Postponed Due to Prosecutor’s Illness

The examination of the two witnesses for the defence at the trial of Aleksandar Cvetkovic, charged with the Srebrenica genocide, was postponed due to the illness of the prosecutor, Dubravko Campara.

9 September 2014

Cvetkovic Will Testify in his Defence

The Defence of Aleksandar Cvetkovic, who is charged with genocide in Srebrenica, plans to examine 18 witnesses and one court expert and present about 40 pieces of material evidence.

19 August 2014

Dutch Peacekeeper Recalls Srebrenica ‘White House’ Killings

Serb forces took civilians from Srebrenica to a ‘white house’ near a UN compound and killed some of them, according to a former Dutch peacekeeping officer tasked with protecting them.
15 July 2014

Dutch Peacekeeper Recalls 'Terrified' Srebrenica Captives

Testimony from a former member of the Dutch batallion tasked with protecting Srebrenica in 1995 described how frightened Bosniak men were separated from their families by Serb forces.

10 July 2014

Genocide Convicts Serving 500 Years

Thirty Bosnian Serbs have so far been jailed for a total of 568 years for genocide and other crimes in Srebrenica 19 years ago.
8 July 2014

Mladic Ordered Liquidation of Srebrenica Residents

At the trial of Aleksandar Cvetkovic, who is charged with genocide in Srebrenica, parts of testimony by Dragan Obrenovic before The Hague Tribunal in 2003 are read in the courtroom. In those parts, he said that he was aware of the liquidation of captives from Srebrenica.

17 June 2014

Cvetkovic Was Momir Nikolic’s Student

As the trial of Aleksandar Cvetkovic, who is charged with genocide in Srebrenica, continues, parts of Momir Nikolic’s testimony before the Hague Tribunal in 2003 were read in the courtroom. Those parts indicate that Nikolic knew about murders of Srebrenica residents.