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Case: Stankovic Radovan

22 May 2014

Stankovic’s Request for Referral back to the Hague Rejected

The Hague Tribunal’s President rejects a request by Radovan Stankovic, who was sentenced for crimes in Foca, to quash the verdict against him and return his case to the International Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.

13 June 2013

Stankovic’s Defence Requests Quashing of Verdict for Flight

The Defence of Radovan Stankovic, who is serving his sentence for war crimes in Foca, requests the Court to quash a verdict, under which he was sentenced to two years in prison for having fled from the Penal and Correctional Facility in Foca.
1 March 2013

Stankovic: Helpers Still Under Investigation

Acourt in Trebinje has ordered guards suspected of having helped RadovanStankovic escape from Foca prison to return to work.

ByMerima Husejnovic in Sarajevo
7 November 2012

Trial of Radovan Stankovic Postponed

The beginning of the trial of Radovan Stankovic for fleeing from a prison in Foca, where he was serving his sentence for crimes committed in that town, has been postponed as the indictee fails to appear in court.
24 January 2012

Radovan Stankovic in Solitary Confinement

Following his arrest on January 21 this year, Radovan Stankovic has been detained in solitary confinement in the Penal and Correctional Facility in Foca – Mustafa Bisic, Assistant Minister for Serving of Criminal Sentences with the Ministry of Justice of Bosnia and Herzegovina, confirms to BIRN-Justice Report.
14 December 2011

Brammertz: More Work on Stankovic's Arrest Needed

Serge Brammertz, Chief Prosecutor of The Hague Prosecution, said during a meeting with journalists from Bosnia and Herzegovina who are on a study tour of The Hague, that he wants to see Bosnian institutions investing efforts to arrest Radovan Stankovic, who fled from Foca prison.
30 December 2010

More than three hundred years of imprisonment

In its sixth year of operation, the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina Chamber for War Crimes sentenced 15 persons to a total of 156 years in prison, and acquitted seven, while the Prosecutor's Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina claims that they are also investigating one thousand suspects over war crimes offences.
25 May 2010

Search for Radovan Stankovic Continues

Although three years have passed since Radovan Stankovic, sentenced to 20 years in prison for war crimes, escaped from Foca prison, where he was serving his sentence, the search for him continues.

17 March 2010

Stankovic et al: Seven Indictees Acquitted

Of the ten people charged with helping Radovan Stankovic escape from Foca Prison, his brother Ranko Stankovic, Ranka Dragicevic and Brankica Davidovic are the only ones who have been convicted.
12 March 2010

Stankovic et al: Verdict Due on March 17

A verdict in the case of eight indictees charged with having helped Radovan Stankovic flee from Foca prison is due to be pronounced before the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina on March 17, 2010.

22 February 2010

Stankovic et al: Closing Arguments on March 12

The presentation of evidence at the trial of eight people charged with having helped Radovan Stankovic flee from Foca Penal and Correctional Facility has been completed.
15 February 2010

Stankovic et al: Unnoticed Escort

Testifying for his Defence, indictee Goran Milosevic says he went, as an "unnoticed escort", from the Foca Penal and Correctional Facility to the hospital where convict Radovan Stankovic was supposed to have a dental examination.

5 February 2010

Stankovic et al: Admission of Guilt and Separation of Cases

Brankica Davidovic and Ranka Dragicevic have signed an agreement with the Prosecution of Bosnia and Herzegovina, admitting that they helped Radovan Stankovic escape from the Penal and Correctional Facility in Foca.
28 January 2010

Stankovic et al: Being in Prison Like Being at Liberty

Optuženi Ranko Stanković, Miroslav Blagojević i Zdravko Vrečo su tokom svjedočenja u svoju korist negirali da su učestvovali u pomaganju pri bjekstvu Radovana Stankovića iz Kazneno-popravnog zavoda u Foči 25. maja 2007. godine.
4 January 2010

Within these walls: Inside Foca Prison

For the first time since war-crime trials began in Bosnia, BIRN Justice Report has filmed inside a prison in which war crime convicts serve their sentences and spoken to one of them.