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15 April 2014

Hague Tribunal Rejects Mladic’s Acquittal Plea

The international court turned down former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic’s request to quash the genocide and war crime charges against him midway through his trial.

19 March 2014

Exhumation of Victims from Jelec

The remains of at least three victims of the past war have been exhumed from a dumping site in Miljevina, near Foca.

25 February 2014

Bosnia to Map Wartime Detention Camp Locations

A new project aims to create a comprehensive database of all the prison camps and other wartime detention facilities across the country over the next five years.
11 February 2014

Guards Did not Mistreat Prisoners in Foca

As the trial of Radovan Karadzic continues, Mitar Rasevic, former Chief of Security of the Penal and Correctional Facility, KPD, in Foca, says that not even one prisoner was killed in that prison during the war and that guards did not beat or abuse prisoners.

30 September 2013

Buildings Used for Torturing and Raping Women

As the trial of Ratko Mladic continues, protected witness RM-70 describes multiple rapes, torture and humiliation to which Serb soldiers and policemen subjected her and other detained Bosniak women in several buildings in Foca in the summer and fall of 1992.
27 September 2013

Karadzic Wants Krajisnik and Mladic to Testify

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic wants to call his wartime military chief Ratko Mladic to testify at his Hague Tribunal trial that he never ordered the Srebrenica massacres.
6 September 2013

17 Years' Sentence Confirmed

The Appellate Chamber confirms a first instance verdict, under which Jasko Gazdic was sentenced to 17 years in prison for crimes in Foca, rejecting appeals filed by the Prosecution of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Defence and indictee Jasko Gazdic.

5 August 2013

Karadzic Given Time to Prepare Genocide Defence

Former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic’s trial has been suspended for two more months so he can prepare his defence against charges of genocide in 1992.
11 July 2013

Karadzic Genocide Decision Divides Bosnians

Some Bosnian experts believe that the Hague Tribunal’s decision to reinstate a genocide charge against Radovan Karadzic was just, while others claim it was politically motivated.
11 July 2013

Karadzic Genocide Charge Reinstated on Srebrenica Anniversary

The Hague Tribunal reinstated a genocide charge against former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic on the day the anniversary of the Srebrenica massacres was commemorated.
4 July 2013

Hague Frees Bosnia War Rapist Radomir Kovac

Kovac was released by the Hague Tribunal and has returned to Bosnia after serving two-thirds of his 20-year sentence for wartime sex crimes in the town of Foca.
17 June 2013

Bosnian Serb Fighter Appeals Foca Rape Conviction

Ex-fighter Jasko Gazdic appealed against his 17-year jailing for wartime rapes in Foca in 1992 and 1993, arguing he has “never touched” a woman, while the prosecution demanded a longer sentence.
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.
5 April 2013

Apology to Women Raped in Foca

At the trial of Radovan Karadzic wartime President of Foca municipal Government Radoijca Mladjenovic apologises to victims of rape committed by Serb forces in that town in 1992.
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