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City: Travnik

20 August 2010

New Search Ordered for Koricanske Stijene Victims

The site of an infamous massacre of 200 men in 1992 is to be reexamined. But after 18 years of waiting, relatives fear they may never recover the remains of their loved ones.
20 August 2010

Mother’s 18-Year Search For Murdered Son’s Bones

Asima Memic’s son, Asmir, boarded a bus from Prijedor to Travniik as part of an exchange in July 1992. He never arrived, and only a single limb has ever been recovered.
9 July 2010

Jakupovic Admits Guilt

Elvir Jakupovic has pleaded guilty to crimes against prisoners of war in Travnik.

10 June 2010

Indictment for Travnik Crimes Filed

The Prosecution of Bosnia and Herzegovina files an indictment against Elvir Jakupovic, a former member of the Army of Bosnia and Herzegovina, for participation in the murder of a Croat prisoner-of-war in the Travnik area.
21 July 2009

Exhumation at Koricanske Stijene Begins

Following the discovery of a mass grave at Koricanske stjene, the exhumation of the remains of killed civilians has begun, following a warrant issued by the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina.  
23 June 2009

Maktouf Leaves Bosnia After Serving Sentence

A war-crimes convict who was sentenced for crimes committed in the Travnik area has served his five-year sentence and left Bosnia and Herzegovina.  
26 December 2008

Justice Report Meets its Goals This Year

In 2008 BIRN- Justice Report visited ten cantonal and district courts publishing series of articles under Local Justice under Spotlight title. It also started broadcasting Radio Justice.
23 April 2008

Ex-officio Lawyers Face Battle Over Fees

Ex-officio lawyers representing war-crime indictees complain of unequal treatment in court, and of problems in getting paid for their work.
5 July 2007

Bosnian General Delic Could Be Tried in Sarajevo

ICTY prosecutor Carla Del Ponte files last minute motion for general Rasim Delic to be transferred to Sarajevo court, Trial Chamber dismisses motion for suspension of trial.
22 December 2006

Busy year for Bosnian War Crimes Chamber

During 2006 Bosnia’s war crimes chamber confirmed 19 indictments and passed nine verdicts handing out 130 years and four months of prison time in total.
23 September 2006

Nedjo Samardzic to appear before judges again

Appeals filed by both sides to the verdict to Nedjo Samardzic will be considered next week. Nikola Kovacevic and Marko Samardzija will testify to their defence.
4 April 2006

Maktouf sentenced to five years

Former Muslim soldier Abduladhim Maktouf found guilty of role in kidnapping, in first case completed before Bosnia's specialist war crimes chamber.
20 March 2006

Maktouf: Witnesses refuse to testify

A prosecution and a defence witness fail to provide planned testimony.
14 March 2006

Key witnesses to confront each other in Maktouf case

After the appearance of a defence witness in the case of Abduldahim Maktouf pointed to contradictory facts, the Appeal Council decided to bring key prosecution and defence witnesses face to face

13 March 2006

Maktouf: Defence witness expounds on islamic law

Witness claims Abduldahim Maktouf could not have been a member of the Al Mujaheed unit during the Bosnian war because he was involved in trade, a profession forbidden by Islamic law.