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City: Travnik

1 July 2014

Iraqi Fighter Faces Bosnia War Crimes Retrial

Abduladhim Maktouf, an Iraqi who fought alongside the Bosnian Army during the 1992-95 conflict, will be retried after the original verdict sentencing him to five years in jail was annulled.
9 October 2013

Renewal of Trial of Maktouf Approved

The Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina accepts a request for enabling the renewal of the court proceeding against Abduladhim Maktouf, who was previously sentenced for war crimes.

1 October 2013

Bosnia Starts Overturning War Crimes Convictions

After Europe’s human rights court ruled that some defendants were tried under the wrong criminal code, Bosnia’s constitutional court accepted an appeal from a war crimes convict for his verdict to reconsidered.
18 July 2013

Euro Court Rules Bosnia War Crimes Sentences Unjust

The European rights court ruled that Abduladhim Maktouf and Goran Damjanovic received higher sentences because a new Bosnian criminal code was used - a decision that could see dozens of verdicts overturned.
1 July 2013

Bosnian Court Rejects Koricanske Massacre Plea Bargain

The appeals court threw out a plea bargain that would have seen a former Bosnian Serb fighter serve 10 to 13 years in jail for killing around 200 civilians at Koricanske Stijene in 1992.
23 May 2013

Foster Co-operation for Faster Processing of War Crimes

The OSCE Mission organised a meeting between representatives of civil societies and associations of war crimes victims and representatives of judicial authorities of the Central Bosnia and Zenica-Doboj Canton in Vitez with the aim of faster and more efficient processing of war-crimes cases.

7 February 2013

Local Justice – Travnik: Humanization of Witnesses’ Position

A memorandum of understanding has been signed with the aim of establishing a section for support to witnesses with the Cantonal Court and Prosecution in Travnik.
14 December 2012

Local Justice – Banja Luka: Keeping Quiet Out of Fear

Testifying in his defence at the trial for crimes in Kotor Varos, Ranko Stojanovic says that he did not kill Ilija Antunovic in 1992, but a policeman, who was later killed, did it.
13 December 2012

War Crime Convicts Take Their Case to Strasbourg

Two convicted war criminals have asked the European Court of Human Rights to confirm that the retroactive use of the Bosnian Criminal Code in their trials violated their human rights.
27 April 2012

Djelilbasic Brothers Conclude Guilt Admission Agreement

Elvir and Saban Djelilbasic, who are charged with crimes against civilians in Turbe, Travnik municipality, conclude a guilt admission agreement with the State Prosecution. The agreement has been filed with the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
30 March 2012

Djelilbasic et al: Guilt Admission Negotiations

The Prosecution of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Defence attorneys of indictees Saban and Elvir Djelilbasic announce that they may reach a guilt admission agreement for crimes against civilians committed in Turbe, Travnik municipality.
16 March 2012

Zecevic et al: Murders Committed as Per Order

A protected State Prosecution witness says, at the trial for crimes at Koricanske stijene, that he saw indictee Branko Topola in front of a convoy travelling from Prijedor to Travnik on August 21, 1992.
18 November 2011

Travnik Crimes Suspects Arrested

As announced by the Prosecution of Bosnia and Herzegovina, brothers Saban and Elvir Djelilbasic have been arrested due to a suspicion that they committed war crimes against the civilian population in Turbe, Travnik municipality in late 1992.
8 June 2011

Koricanske stijene: Separation of Men

Testifying at the trial for crimes committed at Koricanske stijene, a Defence witness says that indictees Petar Civcic and Sasa Zecevic did not escort a convoy of civilians travelling from Prijedor to Travnik in August 1992.

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.