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Case: Hodzic and Salcin

21 January 2016

Bosniak Soldier Jailed for Mutilating Prisoner’s Ear

Former Bosnian Army serviceman Dzevad Salcin was sentenced to two years in prison for cutting off part of a Serb prisoner of war’s ear on Mount Igman above Sarajevo in 1993.
19 January 2016

Analysis - Verdict in Salcin Trial Upcoming, Defense Claims Case of Mistaken Identity

After a trial that has lasted more than two years, the Bosnian state court will hand down a verdict in the case of Dzevad Salcin, a former member of the Bosnian Army charged with crimes on Mount Igman in the municipality of Hadzici. The verdict has been scheduled for January 21.


15 January 2016

Verdict in Dzevad Salcin Trial Next Week

On Thursday, January 21, the Bosnian state court will hand down a verdict against Dzevad Salcin, a former member of the Zulfikar Squad of the Bosnian Army. Salcin has been charged with cutting off part of a prisoner’s ear and beating a group of prisoners on Mount Igman in 1993.

29 December 2015

Salcin Verdict Postponed

The announcement of the verdict in the Dzevad Salcin trial has been postponed by the Bosnian state court. A new date will be set at a later stage. Salcin has been charged with committing war crimes on Mount Igman.

10 December 2015

Verdict in Salcin Trial Scheduled for December 30

Presenting its closing statement, the defense of Dzevad Salcin called upon the trial chamber to find Salcin not guilty of wartime prisoner abuse. According to Salcin’s defense, the state prosecution didn’t demonstrate that Salcin was responsible for the abuse of wartime prisoners on Mount Igman in 1993.

26 November 2015

Closing Statement Presented at Dzevad Salcin Trial

Dzevad Salcin’s defense presented its closing statement today. Salcin’s defense attorney said the state prosecution hadn’t proven any of the allegations contained in the indictment, which charges Salcin with war crimes on Mount Igman in 1993.
16 November 2015

Neuropsychiatrist Declares Hodzic Unable to Stand Trial

A neuropsychiatrist testifying at the trial of Nedzad Hodzic said the defendant is incapable of following or participating in court proceedings. Hodzic has been charged with war crimes on Mount Igman.

29 October 2015

Neuropsychiatrist Says Salcin Has Serious Mental Health Problems

A neuropsychiatrist testifying at the Dzevad Salcin trial said the defendant was incapable of understanding the questions posed to him when giving a statement to the state prosecution during the investigation phase of the case.
1 October 2015

Defense Claims Salcin Gave Statement to State Prosecution Under Duress

At today’s hearing of the Dzevad Salcin trial, the state prosecution presented a statement given by the defendant during the investigation phase of the case. The defense objected to this evidence, and claimed the statement was taken under duress.

10 September 2015

Zulfikar Squad Deputy Commander Denies Knowledge of Captive’s Abuse

A defense witness testifying at the Dzevad Salcin trial said he didn’t know who abused the injured party in the case, a former captive of the Bosnian Army’s Zulfikar Squad.
16 July 2015

Salcin Defense Witness Saw No Signs of Violence on Injured Party

A defense witness testifying at the Dzevad Salcin trial said he never saw injuries on Dragan Vukovic, a former prisoner who Salcin allegedly assaulted.

9 July 2015

Neuropsychiatrist Says Salcin’s Mental Health Decline Affected Statement

Neuropsychiatrist and expert witness Abdulah Kucukalic said the deterioration of Dzevad Salcin’s mental health could have affected a statement he gave to the Bosnian state prosecution in March 2012.

2 July 2015

Trial Chamber Orders New Health Evaluation for Hodzic

The Bosnian state court decided to order a new expert analysis of defendant Nedzad Hodzic’s health.

2 July 2015

Defense Presents Material Evidence at Dzevad Salcin Trial

At today’s hearing of the Dzevad Salcin trial, Salcin’s defense presented a series of material evidence.

4 June 2015

Hodzic Defense Proposes Including Medical Findings in Case File

The defense of Nedzad Hodzic proposed that medical findings on the defendant’s health be included in the case file. The state prosecution objected to this proposal, on the grounds that the same evidence had already been included in the case file.