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City: Mostar

16 August 2016

Ex-Prisoner Recalls Regular Beatings in Bileca

A former detainee told the trial of four Bosnian Serbs accused of beating prisoners in Bileca in 1992 that he was hit almost every day during his time in custody.

30 May 2016

Bosnian Army Visegrad Commander Goes on Trial

The trial of Ahmet Sejdic, wartime commander of the First Visegrad Brigade of the Bosnian Army, who is accused of crimes against Serb civilians and prisoners of war, opened at the state court.

16 March 2016

Witness Describes Severe Mistreatment of Mostar Detainees by Bosnian Army

At the trial of five defendants charged with crimes in the Mostar area in 1993, the state prosecution read a witness statement on the mistreatment of detainees in Meke and Potoci.

9 March 2016

Intelligence Sources Confirm Expert Witness Findings in Mile Puljic Trial

An expert witness testified for the prosecution at the trial of Mile Puljic, charged with crimes in Mostar. The witness said he drew upon reports issued by the Intelligence and Security Service (OSA) of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the State Investigation and Protection Agency (SIPA) when discussing the defendant’s zone of responsibility in his findings.
2 March 2016

Witnesses Describe Forced Labor of Detainees Held in Potoci School

A state prosecution witness testifying at the trial of five former Bosnian Army members said he was ordered to perform forced labour while being detained in a school in Potoci near Mostar.
2 March 2016

Expert Witness at Puljic Trial Calls Croatian Defense Council a “Quasi-state” Entity

An expert witness for the prosecution was cross-examined by the defense at the Mile Puljic trial. Puljic’s defense argued that there was no document indicating that Santiceva Street in Mostar was within the zone of responsibility of the unit commanded by Puljic.

17 February 2016

Witness Statements Describe Forced Labour and Suspected Rape of Potoci Prisoners

A statement by a deceased witness was read at the trial of five former members of the Bosnian Army charged with crimes in the Mostar area in 1993. In the statement, the witness said defendant Enes Curic was a detention camp manager who sometimes exempted prisoners from forced labour.

10 February 2016

Difficult to Judge Health of Proposed Witnesses, Says Medical Expert in Mostar Trial

Testifying at the trial of five former members of the Bosnian Army charged with war crimes in Mostar, a medical expert said a group of prosecution witnesses are in poor health and might find it difficult to testify.
3 February 2016

Puljic Requested Forced Labour of Heliodrom Prisoners, Expert Witness Says

Testifying at the trial of Milje Puljic, an expert witness for the prosecution said the defendant had requested that detainees be taken out of the Heliodrom detention camp to perform forced labour. Puljic has been charged with crimes in Mostar.

27 January 2016

Statements by Deceased Witnesses Read at Mile Puljic Trial

Statements given by three deceased witnesses were read by the state prosecution at the trial of Mile Puljic, charged with crimes in Mostar. The witnesses described incidents of murder, injury and abuse they experienced while performing forced labour on Santiceva Street in Mostar in 1993.


20 January 2016

Former Heliodrom Prisoners Describe Abuse and Forced Labour at Mile Puljic Trial

A state prosecution witness testifying at the Mile Puljic trial said he was a minor when he was detained at the Heliodrom detention camp and forced to perform forced labour at various locations. He said he was forced to work until he was wounded on Santiceva Street in Mostar in August 1993.
13 January 2016

Former Bosnian Army Prisoners Describe Rape of Protected Witness in Potoci

Testifying at the trial of five former members of the Bosnian Army charged with committing crimes in the Mostar area in 1993, a state prosecution witness said a protected witness known as B was taken out of a school building used as a detention facility several times and raped.

13 January 2016

Heliodrom Detainees Killed While Working on Santiceva Street

State prosecution witnesses testifying at the Mile Puljic trial described the killing of Heliodrom camp detainees who were brought to Santiceva Street in Mostar by Croatian Defense Council soldiers and forced to work.

30 December 2015

Bosnian Croat Commander Indicted for Mostar Abuses

Former Croatian Defence Council military police commander Zlatan Mijo Jelic was charged with responsibilty for the ethnic cleansing, illegal detention, abuse and torture of Bosniaks in Mostar in 1993-94.
30 December 2015

Testimony of Protected Witness in Vojic and Mesic Trial Closed to Public

A protected witness was examined in a closed hearing at the trial of Adil Vojic and Bekir Mesic, charged with wartime rape in the Bihac area. The witness, who was allegedly raped by the defendants, testified again today as per an invitation by the state court.