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City: Omarska

28 January 2015

Father Killed by Neighbours

Testifying at the trial for crimes in the Prijedor area, a State Prosecution witness says that she found out about the murder of her father from her mother, who told her, during their detention in Trnopolje, that her father was killed by their Serb neighbours.
19 February 2014

Policemen Powerless against Paramilitary Forces

Testifying at Radovan Karadzic’s trial, Momcilo Gruban, former Chief of a guard shift in Omarska detention camp, that he and policemen, who were under his command, tried to help hundreds of Muslim detainees “as much as we could within the frame of our authority”.

6 February 2014

Paramilitaries Committed Crimes in Prijedor

Protected Defence witness KW-426 says, testifying at Radovan Karadzic’s trial, that crimes against Bosniaks and Croats in detention camps in Prijedor in 1992 were committed by “paramilitary formations, which police were not able to prevent or confront”.
4 February 2014

Army Responsible for Detention Camps

As he continues testifying at Radovan Karadzic’s trial, Mico Stanisic says that detention camps for Bosniaks and Croats were not under the responsibility of police, but the Republika Srpska Army, VRS, and municipal crisis committees, in the summer of 1992.
21 January 2014

Witness: Better to Be in Trnopolje than on the Street

Testifying at Radovan Karadzic’s trial before The Hague Tribunal, witness Bosko Mandic says that “none of the authorities organised or abetted the removal of non-Serbs from Prijedor”.

20 January 2014

Intrusions into Omarska from Outside

Testifying in defence of Radovan Karadzic, Miroslav Kvocka, former police guard in Omarska detention camp, says that Serb policemen did not endanger thousands of Muslims and Croats, who were detained in that facility, in the summer of 1992.

29 November 2013

Crimes Committed by Paramilitaries and Criminal Groups

Testifying at Radovan Karadzic’s trial, Zeljko Mejakic says that members of “paramilitary and criminal groups” committed crimes in Omarska detention camp, near Prijedor, in the summer of 1992, but those were “individual” cases, which were not planned.

26 November 2013

Crisis Committee without Instructions from the Top

By presenting statements by three Defence witnesses, former Republika Srpska President Radovan Karadzic tried to deny the existence of a plan for the forced persecution of Muslims and Croats from Bosanska Krajina, which is charged upon him.

22 November 2013

Prijedor Detention Camps under Police Watch

As the trial of Ratko Mladic continues, the Defence tries to deny the indictee’s responsibility for crimes in detention camps in the vicinity of Prijedor, where thousands of Bosniaks were held in the spring and summer of 1992.
14 November 2013

Republika Srpska Top Political Leaders “Did Not Advocate for Persecution”

Former member of Serbian Democratic Party, SDS, leadership Vojislav Kupresanin says, testifying at Radovan Karadzic’s trial, that the party’s top leaders and Republika Srpska Parliament “never advocated for eviction and deportation” of Bosniaks and Croats.
6 August 2013

Victims of Bosnia’s Omarska Jail Camp Remembered

Over 1,500 people attended a commemoration honouring hundreds of residents of the town of Prijedor who were killed in 1992 at the notorious Omarska detention camp.
5 July 2013

Tadic Sentenced to Five Years for Killing a Detained

The District Court in Banja Luka sentences Milorad Tadic, known as Brk, to five years in prison for having killed detainee Sejad Sivac in Omarska detention camp, near Prijedor.

1 July 2013

Verdict against Tadic Due July 5

Following the presentation of closing statements by the Prosecution and Defence, the District Court in Banja Luka schedules the pronouncement of a verdict against Milorad Tadic, known as Brk, who is charged with crimes against civilians, for July 5.

7 March 2013

Death Caused by Beating

Testifying at the trial before the District Court in Banja Luka, Defence witness Jadranka Gavranovic says that she saw the murder of Sejad Sivac in Omarska detention camp, but indictee Milorad Tadic was not among the murderers.

11 January 2013

Local Justice – Tadic: Hitting a Detainee

At the trial of Milorad Tadic before the District Court in Banja Luka, Prosecution witness Nihad Mujkanovic says that he saw the indictee beating a detainee in Omarska detention camp, near Prijedor.