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Case: Kovacevic Petar

2 November 2015

Bosnian Serb Soldier Convicted of Rape and Murder

Former Bosnian Serb Army serviceman Petar Kovacevic was sentenced to nine years in prison for crimes against humanity in the eastern municipality of Visegrad in 1992.
27 October 2015

Analysis – Verdict Expected Soon in Kovacevic Case

After a trial that has lasted one year, the Bosnian state court will issue a verdict in the Petar Kovacevic case. Kovacevic has been charged with war crimes in the Visegrad area.

2 October 2015

Verdict in Kovacevic Trial Expected Early November

On November 2, the Bosnian state court will hand down a verdict in the Petar Kovacevic trial. Kovacevic has been charged with crimes against humanity committed in the municipality of Visegrad during 1992.

24 August 2015

Nationalistic Reasons for Crimes

The state prosecution presented its closing statements at the Petar Kovacevic trial. Kovacevic, a former member of the Bosnian Serb Army, has been charged with participating in the murder, rape, and unlawful arrest of civilians in Visegrad in May 1992.

6 July 2015

Neuropsychiatrist Describes Trauma of Victim in Kovacevic Trial

A state prosecution witness at the Petar Kovacevic trial said one of Kovacevic’s alleged victims told her she’d been sexually abused in Visegrad.
15 June 2015

Additional Material Evidence Presented at Kovacevic Trial

The state prosecution presented a few documents at the Petar Kovacevic trial, but didn’t explain their intention in filing them as material evidence. Kovacevic has been charged with war crimes in the Visegrad area.

25 May 2015

Evidence of Ongoing Investigation in Kovacevic Trial

At today’s hearing of the Petar Kovacevic trial the prosecution and the defense each presented two pieces of material evidence.

11 May 2015

Witness Describes Paramilitary Formations in Visegrad at Kovacevic Trial

A defense witness testifying at the trial of Petar Kovacevic said he wasn’t aware that Kovacevic went to villages in the Visegrad area with paramilitary units.

23 March 2015

Defense Presents Material Evidence at Petar Kovacevic Trial

The Petar Kovacevic trial continued today with the presentation of material evidence by the defense.

9 March 2015

Kovacevic Never Left Frontline, Witnesses say

A defense witness at the trial of Petar Kovacevic said that Kovacevic never left the frontline at the settlement of Drinsko in 1992.
23 February 2015

Kovacevic was not a Commander, Says Witness

Defense witness Milisav Jankovic said that former Bosnian Serb fighter Petar Kovacevic was a rank and file soldier, and not a commander.
16 February 2015

Witness Heard that Paramilitary Forces Killed Mujo Gacko

At today’s hearing of the Petar Kovacevic trial, defense witness Miroljub Babic said he’d heard that Mujo Gacko was killed by members of the paramilitary unit Bijeli Orvoli (English: White Eagles).

9 February 2015

Kovacevic Trial Continues, Defense Witnesses Testify

Testifying in defense of her brother Petar Kovacevic, Desanja Lugonja said that Petar and their brother Budimir had a fractious relationship.

26 January 2015

Unintentional Mistake

As the trial of Petar Kovacevic for crimes in the Visegrad area continues, a State Investigation and Protection Agency, SIPA, investigator says that he made an accidental mistake, while typing a report on a witness examination.

19 January 2015

Son's Dead Body in a Brook

As the trial of Petar Kovacevic for crimes in Visegrad continues, a statement given by a deceased witness is read in the courtroom. The statement indicates that the witness' son and Ahmet Mutapcic were killed next to a brook.