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26 December 2014

Indictment against Gojkovic Filed

The Prosecution of Bosnia and Herzegovina, BiH, files an indictment against Milkan Gojkovic, charging him with crimes in the Sarajevo area in 1992.
11 November 2014

Nine suspects for war crimes expected

In order to conduct further  war crimes trials, extradition proceedings are currently ongoing for nine citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina who are currently residing in Europe, Australia and the United States, the Ministry of Justice of Bosnia and Herzegovina has confirmed to BIRN-Justice Report.

18 June 2014

Bosnia Cuts Jail Term for ‘Monster of Grbavica’

Veselin Vlahovic, who waged a campaign of murder, rape and robbery against Bosniaks and Croats in Sarajevo in 1992, had his prison sentence reduced from 45 to 42 years.
22 May 2014

Mladic Knew of Batko's Crimes in Grbavica

The trial of Ratko Mladic continued with testimony by Defence witness Branko Radan, who admitted that crimes were committed against Bosniaks and Croats in the Grbavica neighbourhood of Sarajevo, but denied that Serbian authorities deported them.
28 February 2014

Tougher Sentence Urged for Sarajevo Wartime Brutality

The Bosnian prosecution asked for a longer jail term for Serb fighter Zoran Dragicevic, convicted of torturing, imprisoning, raping and stealing from people during the siege of Sarajevo.
5 February 2014

Vlahovic Appeals 45-Year Jailing

Veselin Vlahovic, alias ‘Batko’, has appealed against his lengthy sentence for a campaign of murder, rape, torture and robbery against Bosniaks and Croats in Sarajevo in 1992.
8 January 2014

Gravest Crimes Often “Fail” to Be Proved

Second instance verdicts pronounced by the State Court during the past year indicate that the State Prosecution has been partially successful in proving the gravest war-crimes accusations.

25 December 2013

Bosnia Keeps Fewer Indictees in Custody

Only 14 of about 100 people indicted for the gravest crimes are currently in the custody of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

17 December 2013

War still a puzzle in Bosnia’s divided schools

With the all-important 1992-5 war glaringly absent from the textbooks in Bosnia’s schools, pupils and teachers have to fill in the knowledge gap on their own.

14 November 2013

Dead Witnesses Pose Dilemma for Bosnian Trials

As more and more witnesses to the 1992-war war pass away, questions about the value of their testimony in war crimes trials are becoming more pressing.
30 October 2013

Sarajevo Serb ‘Didn’t Commit Crimes Against Humanity’

Former soldier Zoran Dragicevic, on trial for a series of alleged war crimes in the Bosnian capital, did not deport, jail or torture anyone, argued his lawyer.

19 July 2013

Possibility of repeating the procedure before the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Although the European Court of Human Rights had the ability to do so, it did not ordered to Bosnia and Herzegovina to repeat its proceedings in the case of Damjanovic and Maktouf, but it deemed sufficient to conclude that their rights were violated and to award them the litigation costs. Thus, Bosnia and Herzegovina has no obligation to repeat these two proceedings in order to implement the verdict of the European Court.

27 June 2013

Bosnian Serb Fighter ‘Protector Not Rapist’

Ex-fighter Zoran Dragicevic, on trial for war crimes in Sarajevo in 1992, testified that he did not rape a Muslim woman but actually protected her from other men.
8 May 2013

Witness Information about Rapes in Grbavica

Testifying at the trial for crimes in Sarajevo, a prosecution witness says another witness told her that she had been raped by indictee Zoran Dragicevic, known as Krompir.

3 April 2013

Fighters Accused of Revenge Beatings

 A witness at the trial of ex-fighter Zoran Dragicevic for war crimes in Sarajevo in 1992 testified that he and recently-convicted Veselin Vlahovic abducted and assaulted her brother.