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City: Vares

15 April 2016

Vares Wartime Rape Convict Demands Retrial

Defence lawyers for Muhidin Basic, who was convicted of raping a woman in Vares in 1994, have asked the court to quash the verdict and order a retrial because they have found new evidence.

11 February 2016

Ermin Curtic Retrial Begins

The retrial of Ermin Curtic has begun at the cantonal court of Sarajevo. Curtic has been charged with crimes committed in the Vares area in 1993.

17 August 2015

Wives of Convicted Wartime Rapists Maintain their Innocence

Three wives of men found guilty of wartime rape claim their lives have been turned upside down since their husbands’ convictions.
3 July 2015

Ermin Curtic Verdict Repealed

The Federation supreme court repealed Ermin Curtic’s prison sentence, and called for a retrial at the cantonal court of Sarajevo.

6 May 2015

Curtic Defense Requests Supreme Court Acquittal

The defense of Ermin Curtic asked Bosnia’s supreme court to acquit Curtic of charges of war crimes in Vares. The state prosecution asked the court to confirm the first instance verdict against Curtic, which sentenced him to five and a half years in prison.

20 March 2015

Sentence in Mirsad Sijak Case Reduced

The appellate chamber of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina reduced Mirsad Sijak’s unified sentence of two war crimes by two months.

17 April 2014

Seven Years’ Imprisonment for Basic and Sijak Confirmed

The Appellate Chamber of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina, BiH, sentences Muhidin Basic and Mirsad Sijak to seven years in prison each for having raped one person in Vares.

20 January 2014

Croatia Upholds Jailing of Bosnia Prison Fugitive

A Croatian court has endorsed the Bosnian war crimes and murder convictions of Dominik Ilijasevic, who absconded from prison in Mostar and resurfaced on an Adriatic island.
23 December 2013

Croatia to Decide about Ilijasevic Soon

The County Court in Zadar is due to render a decision concerning the execution of imprisonment sentence against fugitive Dominik Ilijasevic, known as Como, in mid-January 2014.

7 November 2013

Bosnian Croat Fighter Jailed for Vares Attacks

Former Croatian Defence Council serviceman Ermin Curtic was jailed for five and a half years for crimes against Bosniak civilians in the Vares area in October 1993.
5 November 2013

Bosniak Fighters Appeal Wartime Rape Convictions

Ex-security officer Muhidin Basic and ex-military policeman Mirsad Sijak appealed against the seven-year sentences they were given for raping a Croat woman at a prison in Vares in 1994.
4 November 2013

Verdict against Ermin Curtic Due on Thursday

At the end of the retrial of Ermin Curtic, the Cantonal Prosecution in Sarajevo calls on the Court to sentence him for crimes committed in Vares municipality, while the Defence calls for a verdict of release.

11 October 2013

Bosnia Asks Croatia to Implement Como’s Verdict

Bosnia and Herzegovina has asked the Croatian authorities to approve and implement the verdict, under which Dominik Ilijasevic Como was sentenced to 15 years for war crimes and murder.
9 October 2013

Request for Court Order Execution Filed

The Kiseljak Municipal Court has drafted the request for acknowledgement and execution of court order for convict Dominik Ilijasevic called Como, who fled to Croatia, whose citizenship he has, in late September.
8 October 2013

Prosecution Rearranging Indictment against Curtic

At the retrial of Ermin Curtic, who is charged with crimes in Vares municipality, the Defence gives up the examination of previously-proposed witnesses, because it has not been able to locate them.