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9 March 2015

Mitrovic Refuses to Answer Questions at Saric Trial, Cites Self-Recrimination as Reason

At the Goran Saric trial, witness Petar Mitrovic didn’t want to answer questions about incidents that took place in July 1995.
22 August 2014

Bosnian Genocide Convicts Appeal ‘Unjust’ Sentences

Six Bosnian Serbs convicted of the genocide of Bosniaks from Srebrenica in 1995 are appealing against their 20-year prison sentences, arguing that they are too harsh.

13 May 2014

Sentence against Petar Mitrovic Reduced

At the end of a renewed trial against Petar Mitrovic, the Appellate Chamber of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina, BiH, reduces the sentence from 28 to 20 years against the indictee for having assisted in the genocide in Srebrenica in 1995.

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.

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.
5 December 2013

Custody Motions Rejected

The Appellate Chamber of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina rejects custody order motions for nine convicts, who were released from prisons, where they were serving their sentences for war crimes, following the revocation of their verdicts. 

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.
20 November 2013

Custody for Ten Former Convicts Requested

The Prosecution of Bosnia and Herzegovina files custody order motions for ten former war-crimes and genocide convicts, who were released by the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina and allowed to defend themselves while at liberty. They were sentenced to between 14 and 33 years in prison.

20 November 2013

Bosnian War Criminals’ Release Sparks International Concern

The EU and international organisations in Bosnia expressed concerns after ten war crimes and genocide convicts were set free because they were tried under the wrong criminal code.
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.

18 November 2013

Bosnia Releases Ten War Crimes Convicts

The Bosnian state court has ordered the immediate release of ten genocide and war crimes convicts because the wrong criminal code was used at their trials.
22 April 2010

Retrial of Milos Stupar Completed

The retrial of Milos Stupar, former Commander of the Second Special Police Squad from Sekovici, who is charged with participation in the Srebrenica genocide, has been completed with the presentation of material evidence.
4 December 2009

Stevanovic: Acquitted of Genocide Charges

The Appellate Chamber of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina acquits Miladin Stevanovic of charges that he committed genocide in Srebrenica in July 1995.
19 November 2009

Future of Genocide Trials Hangs on Karadzic Verdict

Bosnian prosecutors still hesitate at filing indictments for genocide but some rights activists believe this may change once the trial of the former Bosnian Serb leader is over.