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8 April 2015

Bosnian Serb General Tolimir Jailed for Genocide

The Hague Tribunal sentenced wartime general Zdravko Tolimir to life imprisonment for the genocide of Bosniaks from Srebrenica.
24 March 2015

Final Verdict against Tolimir Expected on April 8

On April 8, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia will bring down a verdict against Zdravko Tolimir, a former senior officer of the Bosnian Serb Army. Under a first instance verdict, Tolimir was sentenced to life in prison for committing genocide in Srebrenica and Zepa.

19 February 2015

Former Major Recalls Mladic’s Order to Attack Zepa

A former Bosnian Serb Army major testifying at the Ratko Mladic trial said that Mladic ordered Bosnian Serb forces to attack the enclave of Zepa immediately after occupying Srebrenica in 1995.
16 December 2013

Additional Measures for Rackovic Requested

The Prosecution of Bosnia and Herzegovina requests an extension of, and stricter prohibiting measures against Vitomir Rackovic, who is charged with crimes in Visegrad. The Defence considers that the measures are too strict. 

30 October 2013

Plans to Separate Srebrenica and Zepa

Retired Republika Srpska Army, VRS General Milenko Zivanovic testifies in defence of Radovan Karadzic and denies the existence of a plan for killing Muslims, who were captured following the fall of Srebrenica in July 1995.

19 September 2013

Karadzic Skipped Mladic

The Defence of Ratko Mladic suggests before The Hague Tribunal that the then President of Republika Srpska, RS, and supreme Commander of the RS Army Radovan Karadzic “skipped” the Main Headquarters of the RS Army in March 1995, when he ordered lower units to create “an unbearable situation” for Muslim civilians in Srebrenica.

18 September 2013

Unlawful Directive against Civilians

Testifying at the trial of Ratko Mladic, witness Manojlo Milovanovic says that the Seventh Directive, under which supreme military Commander Radovan Karadzic ordered the VRS to “create an unbearable situation of complete uncertainty without hope for further survival and life of civilian population” in Srebrenica and Zepa, was unlawful. 

16 July 2013

“Units in Srebrenica Subordinate” to Mladic

Retired general with the Republika Srpska Army, VRS, Ljubomir Obradovic says that, in his capacity as Commander of the VRS Main Headquarters, Ratko Mladic was superior to units, which participated in crimes in Srebrenica in July 1995.
28 June 2013

Mladic’s Conversations about Zepa Intercepted

As the trial of Ratko Mladic continues, protected witness RM-316 says that in July 1995 he intercepted the indictee’s conversation, in which he said that he intended to evacuate the entire population of Zepa.
21 May 2013

Mladic in an Offensive on Srebrenica and Zepa

Former lieutenant colonel of the Republika Srpska Army, VRS, Mirko Trivic confirms that Ratko Mladic, former VRS Commander, who is on trial for genocide, was directly involved in an offensive on Srebrenica in July 1995.

29 January 2013

Mladic: Personal Conflict

During the cross-examination of former UNPROFOR Commander Rupert Smith, the Defence of Ratko Mladic says that United Nations (UN) “blue helmets” were biased in favour of Bosniaks in 1995, but the witness denies the allegation.
16 November 2012

Verdict against Tolimir Due December 12

On December 12 The Hague Tribunal is due to pronounce a verdict against retired Republika Srpska Army, VRS general Zdravko Tolimir, who is charged with genocide in Srebrenica.
20 April 2012

Karadzic: Illegal Orders

The Prosecution’s military analyst Richard Butler says, at the trial of Radovan Karadzic at The Hague, that Karadzic’s Directive no. 4, which was sent to the Republika Srpska Army, VRS in the fall of 1992, was “illegal”, because it ordered “a military attack against the civilian population” in Eastern Bosnia.
9 February 2012

Karadzic: Indictee Signed Directive No. 7

Testifying at the trial of Radovan Karadzic at The Hague, his associate Mira Mihajlovic confirms the authenticity of a protocol and diary about his meetings and telephone conversations in the period from 1993 to 1996, which are held by The Hague Prosecution.
19 January 2012

Karadzic: Terrorised by Artillery

Indictee Radovan Karadzic denies before the International Criminal Tribunal at The Hague, that the Republika Srpska Army, VRS conducted ethnic cleansing of Bosniaks in Eastern Bosnia in 1992 and 1993, while Prosecution witness Pyers Tucker says that he saw persecutions “with his own eyes”.