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City: Brcko District

17 May 2016

Policeman ‘Heard Beating’ at Brcko Army Barracks

An ex-policeman told the trial of Djordje Ristanic, former head of the wartime presidency of the Brcko municipality, that he heard two men from the town being beaten at a Yugoslav People’s Army barracks.

16 May 2016

Bosnian Boxing Star Acquitted of Wartime Crimes

Former world champion boxer Mensur Peljto was acquitted of abusing and torturing Serb civilians and prisoners of war while he was a fighter with the Croatian Defence Council in 1992.
29 March 2016

Brcko Serb Leader’s Trial Told How Conflict Erupted

The first witness at the trial of Djordje Ristanic, wartime leader of Brcko in northern Bosnia, testified that prospects for peace were ruined by a deadly blast destroying the town bridge in April 1992.
15 March 2016

Djordje Ristanic Trial for Brcko Crimes Begins

The trial of Djordje Ristanic began with a reading of the indictment and the presentation of the state prosecution’s introductory statement. Ristanic has been charged with crimes against humanity in the municipality of Brcko in 1992.

2 March 2016

Ahmetbasic Trial Begins April 4

The basic court of Brcko District has scheduled the start of the Mirsad Ahmetbasic trial for Monday, April 4. Ahmetbasic has been charged with crimes against civilians and prisoners of war.
9 February 2016

Pero Kovacevic Acquitted

The appeals chamber of the Brcko district court acquitted Pero Kovacevic of charges that he participated in war crimes in Brcko.

5 February 2016

Verdict in Pero Kovacevic Retrial Next Week

At the end of the Pero Kovacevic retrial, the prosecution called for a verdict of conviction, while the defense called for an acquittal. Kovacevic has been charged with crimes committed in Brcko.

27 January 2016

Presentation of Evidence in Pero Kovacevic Trial Completed

Following the presentation of evidence at the Pero Kovacevic trial, the appeals court of Brcko District has scheduled closing statements for Friday, February 5.

26 January 2016

Court Expert Presents Injured Party’s Scars at Peljto Trial

A court expert showed scars on an injured party’s body at the trial of Mensur Peljto, charged with war crimes in the municipality of Brcko.

31 December 2015

Indictment Against Mirsad Ahmetbasic Confirmed

The basic court of Brcko District confirmed an indictment against Mirsad Ahmetbasic for war crimes committed against civilians and prisoners of war in the Brcko area.
14 December 2015

Indictment Against Djordje Ristanic Confirmed

The Bosnian state court confirmed an indictment against Djordje Ristanic for war crimes committed in the municipality of Brcko in 1992.

9 December 2015

Proceedings Against Pero Kovacevic Continue after Seven Years

The appeals court of Brcko District has scheduled the beginning of the Pero Kovacevic retrial for December 24. Kovacevic was not available to judicial bodies in Bosnia and Herzegovina for seven years.
1 December 2015

Serb Policeman Jailed for Abusing Bosniaks in Brcko

Former police officer Dragan Zivkovic was sentenced to one year in prison for abusing and inhumanely treating Bosniak civilians who were detained in Brcko in 1992.

10 November 2015

Two More Suspects Arrested for Bukvik Crimes

Begzad Kajtazi and Semsudin Pekic have been arrested as per an arrest warrant issued by the state prosecution. They are suspected of war crimes in the Bukvik and Brcko area.

6 November 2015

Senad Pekic Arrested Over Brcko Crimes

The Brcko District police in Bosnia and Herzegovina arrested former Croatian Defence Council fighter Senad Pekic on suspicion of participating in war crimes in the village of Bukvik.