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26 March 2014

Four Months Without New Convictions

Six former convicts on genocide charges who were released due to the wrongful implementation of the law, are four months later still without a new sentence.

26 March 2014

Srebrenica Genocide Defendant Arrested on Gun-Running Charges

Bosnian police arrested Milenko Trifunovic, who is currently awaiting his sentence for genocide in Srebrenica in 1995, on suspicion of illicit trafficking in arms and other military equipment.
17 March 2014

Bosnian Serb Police Chief ‘Wasn’t Near Bratunac Massacre’

Two prosecution witnesses told the trial of ex-police chief Goran Saric for genocide in Srebrenica that they didn’t see him in July 1995 in the Bratunac area where many Bosniak prisoners were killed.
14 February 2014

Bosnia Rejects Srebrenica Massacre Prosecutions in Serbia

Sarajevo prosecutors decided not to ask Belgrade to launch two cases against former Bosnian Serb policemen accused of involvement in the Srebrenica massacres.
4 February 2014

Involvement of Police in Srebrenica Operation

“An order from the Minister of Internal Affairs came, saying that the Company should be deployed to Bratunac and put under Borovcanin’s command,” said witness Luka Bogdanovic, who was Chief of the Police Section with the Public Safety Center in Zvornik at that time.

23 January 2014

Significantly Shorter Sentences for Kravica Crimes Requested

The Defence of five indictees, who were released after the verdicts against them for assisting in the Srebrenica genocide was quashed, request the Court to reduce their sentence to between five and 15 years, while the Prosecution of Bosnia and Herzegovina requests maximal imprisonment sentences.

22 January 2014

Maximum Sentence not Justified

The Defence of Petar Mitrovic, who was released from prison after his verdict for assistance in the commission of genocide in Srebrenica had been quashed, says that it would not be justifiable to sentence the indictee to a maximum imprisonment sentence.
17 December 2013

Saric on Sarajevo Battlefield

Testifying at the trial of Goran Saric for genocide in Srebrenica, a State Prosecution witness says that he was deployed, along with the indictee, to the Sarajevo battlefield in the summer of 1995.

10 December 2013

Shelling of Population in Srebrenica

As he continues testifying in defence of Radovan Karadzic, a former Bosniak soldier says that the Army of Bosnia and Herzegovina fired a grenade on their own children who were playing football in Srebrenica in 1995.
9 December 2013

Victims Killed during Breakthrough

Testifying in defence of Radovan Karadzic, a former Muslim soldier says that between 1,500 and 1,700 persons were killed in the woods in July 1995, when the Army of Bosnia and Herzegovina from Srebrenica attempted a breakthrough to Tuzla and that those people were not buried.

27 November 2013

Exemption of Judge Azra Miletic Requested

A hearing to discuss a State Prosecution’s custody order motion for five convicts for genocide in Srebrenica, who were released from prison, has been postponed, because one of the Defence attorneys requested the exemption of judge Azra Miletic.

26 November 2013

Custody Demand for Freed Bosnia Genocide Convict

The prosecution demanded custody for Petar Mitrovic, who was freed after the verdict which jailed him for 28 years for genocide in Srebrenica was annulled and a retrial ordered.
26 November 2013

Verdict against Bozidar Kuvelja Confirmed

The Appellate Chamber of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina confirms a first instance verdict, under which Bozidar Kuvelja was sentenced to 20 years in prison for crimes against humanity committed in the Srebrenica area in July 1995.

19 November 2013

Individual Decisions on Renewal of Proceedings

The Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina announces that it will make a separate decision for each individual case as to whether to renew second instance trials against the ten genocide and other war crimes convicts, who have been released from prison.

19 November 2013

Resignation of State Constitutional Court Judges Requested

The release to liberty of ten war crimes and genocide convicts has brought war-crimes victims into a situation whereby they have become victims of the system nearly 20 years after the war. In order to prevent that from happening, they call on the judges of the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina to resign.