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6 July 2016

Bosniaks from Sokolac ‘Beaten in Captivity’

Testifying at the war crimes trial of former prison warden Nenad Przulj, prosecution witnesses said that prisoners were held in grim conditions and beaten up in detention in the Sokolac area.


1 July 2016

Bosniaks ‘Beaten Every Day’ in Kotor-Varos Prison

A prosecution witness told the trial of six Serbs accused of crimes against humanity that he and other Bosniak prisnoners were beaten up in detention in Kotor-Varos during wartime.


30 June 2016

UN Court Confirms Bosnian Serb Police Officials’ Convictions

The appeals chamber at the UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague upheld the verdict sentencing former Bosnian Serb police officials Mico Stanisic and Stojan Zupljanin to 22 years in prison each.


29 June 2016

Bosnian Serb Police Officials Await Final Verdict

The Hague Tribunal is to deliver its final verdict on former senior Bosnian Serb police officials Mico Stanisic and Stojan Zupljanin, who were previously convicted of persecuting non-Serbs.


28 June 2016

Bosnian Army Commander Oric Trial Stopped

The trial of Bosniak wartime commander Naser Oric for crimes against Serb prisoners of war in the areas of Srebrenica and Bratunac was stopped because of the unacceptable behaviour of a prosecution witness.
23 June 2016

Trial Opens for Capljina Crimes

Former HVO member Edin Sakoc faces charges of sexual abuse and participation in murders in the Capljina area of Bosnia.


17 June 2016

Witness Recalls Bosniaks Taken From Vrhpoljski Bridge

A witness at the trial of Mirko Vrucinic says Serbs separated group of Bosniaks on the bridge and took them away, never to be seen again.


16 June 2016

Bosnian Prosecution Angered by Judge's Criticism

After an OSCE appointed expert judge, Joanna Korner, sharply criticized the work of the Bosnian prosecution on war crimes, its spokesman accused her of an attack on the judiciary.


13 June 2016

Izetbegovic Paid Respect to People Killed at Kazani

The Bosniak member of the Bosnian Presidency, Bakir Izetbegovic, who is also leader of the Party of Democratic Action, SDA, paid an official visit to Kazani, near Sarajevo, to commemorate the Serbs that were killed in the area by a group of Bosnian soldiers during the war.


13 June 2016

Last Mladic Trial Witnesses to Start Testifying

The trial of Ratko Mladic before the Hague Tribunal continues following a break that lasted more than a month due to defence difficulties in bringing witnesses to court.


10 June 2016

Civilian Killed During Sanski Most Prisoner Beatings

Testifying at the trial of ex-policeman Mirko Vrucinic, accused of wartime crimes in the Sanski Most area, a prosecution witness said that detainees held in a factory were brutally beaten, leaving one dead.


9 June 2016

Bosnian Serb Soldiers Jailed for Attacking Bosniak Villages

Stojan and Zoran Kenjalo and Dragan Balaban were jailed for a total of 19 years after admitting they were guilty of the murders, torture and forcible resettlement of Bosniak civilians in Bosanski Novi.


8 June 2016

Alleged Odzak Rapist Given Alibi by Wife

The wife of former Marijan Brnjic said he was not a Croatian Defence Council fighter and was in Germany at the time he allegedly raped a woman in the Odzak area in 1992.


8 June 2016

Bosnia Mujahideen Prisoner ‘Forced to Kiss Severed Head’

At the trial of former Bosnian Army general Sakib Mahmuljin, a witness said he was beaten and given electric shocks by mujahideen fighters and forced to kiss another prisoner’s severed head.


8 June 2016

Bosnian Serb Convict Fails to Compensate Rape Victim

Despite a court order, former Bosnian Serb fighter Slavko Savic has failed to pay 15,000 euros in compensation to a woman he raped in Vogosca near Sarajevo during wartime.