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City: Odzak

6 July 2016

Bosniaks from Sokolac ‘Beaten in Captivity’

Testifying at the war crimes trial of former prison warden Nenad Przulj, prosecution witnesses said that prisoners were held in grim conditions and beaten up in detention in the Sokolac area.

8 June 2016

Alleged Odzak Rapist Given Alibi by Wife

The wife of former Marijan Brnjic said he was not a Croatian Defence Council fighter and was in Germany at the time he allegedly raped a woman in the Odzak area in 1992.

24 May 2016

Witness Recalls Electric Shock Torture in Bileca

At the trial of four former Bosnian Serb soldiers, a prosecution witness said that he was abused and tortured with electric shocks at a local barracks in the town of Bileca in 1992.

27 April 2016

Bosniak Soldier Acquitted of Killing Serb Civilians

The cantonal court in Sarajevo has acquitted former Bosnian Army serviceman Azemin Sadikovic for a second time of the killing of four Serb civilians in the Hadzici municipality in May 1992.

9 March 2016

Victim Describes Alleged Rape in Marijan Brnjic Trial

A state prosecution witness testifying at the Marijan Brnjic trial recognized the defendant in the courtroom and said he raped her in Posavska Mahala in the municipality of Odzak in 1992.

2 March 2016

State Prosecution Requests Repeal of Ilija Juric Verdict

The state prosecution has called upon the state court to repeal a verdict which acquits Ilija Juric of charges of crimes committed against civilians in the Odzak area in 1992.
4 February 2016

Josip Tolic Verdict Confirmed

The appeals chamber of the Bosnian state court confirmed a verdict sentencing Josip Tolic to ten years in prison for crimes committed in Bosanski Brod and Odzak.

20 January 2016

New Marijan Brnjic Trial Has Begun

The trial of Marijan Brnjic started at the Bosnian state court. Brnjic has been charged with committing rape in the Odzak area in June 1992.

23 December 2015

Survivors of Childhood Wartime Rape at Higher Risk for Psychological Trauma, Poverty

The sexual abuse of boys and girls was widespread during the Bosnian war. Although associations of war victims have registered approximately 1000 instances of wartime child rape, experts estimate that the number is much higher.

15 December 2015

Bosnian Croat Fighter Jailed for Wartime Rape

Former Croatian Defence Council fighter Marijan Brnjic was found guilty of raping a Serb woman in the Odzak area in 1992 and sentenced to six years in prison.

10 December 2015

Brocilo Sentenced to Five and a Half Years in Prison

The district court of Doboj sentenced Marko Brocilo to five and a half years in prison for war crimes against the civilian population of Odzak.

8 December 2015

Brocilo Trial Completed Within Two Weeks, Verdict Scheduled for December 10

The district prosecution of Doboj called upon the court to find Marko Brocilo guilty of war crimes in the Odzak area, while the defense called for a verdict of release.

1 December 2015

Brocilo Testifies In Own Defense, Denies Involvement in Murder

Testifying in his own defense before the district court of Doboj, defendant Marko Brocilo denied killing an elderly civilian named Kata Matic in 1992.

25 November 2015

Witnesses Describe Murder of Old Woman in Josava at Brocilo Trial

A prosecution witness testifying at the trial of Marko Brocilo said he saw the defendant enter a civilian’s house in the summer of 1992 and heard a gunshot afterwards.
24 November 2015

Verdict in Odzak Wartime Rape Trial Postponed

The state court postponed the announcement of the verdict in the trial of Marijan Brnjic, Martin Barukcic, Pavo Glavas and Ilija Glavas. The defendants have been charged with war crimes in the Odzak area.