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Courts: Elementary Court of Brcko District

16 May 2016

Bosnian Boxing Star Acquitted of Wartime Crimes

Former world champion boxer Mensur Peljto was acquitted of abusing and torturing Serb civilians and prisoners of war while he was a fighter with the Croatian Defence Council in 1992.
2 March 2016

Ahmetbasic Trial Begins April 4

The basic court of Brcko District has scheduled the start of the Mirsad Ahmetbasic trial for Monday, April 4. Ahmetbasic has been charged with crimes against civilians and prisoners of war.
9 February 2016

Pero Kovacevic Acquitted

The appeals chamber of the Brcko district court acquitted Pero Kovacevic of charges that he participated in war crimes in Brcko.

26 January 2016

Court Expert Presents Injured Party’s Scars at Peljto Trial

A court expert showed scars on an injured party’s body at the trial of Mensur Peljto, charged with war crimes in the municipality of Brcko.

31 December 2015

Indictment Against Mirsad Ahmetbasic Confirmed

The basic court of Brcko District confirmed an indictment against Mirsad Ahmetbasic for war crimes committed against civilians and prisoners of war in the Brcko area.
9 December 2015

Proceedings Against Pero Kovacevic Continue after Seven Years

The appeals court of Brcko District has scheduled the beginning of the Pero Kovacevic retrial for December 24. Kovacevic was not available to judicial bodies in Bosnia and Herzegovina for seven years.
1 December 2015

Serb Policeman Jailed for Abusing Bosniaks in Brcko

Former police officer Dragan Zivkovic was sentenced to one year in prison for abusing and inhumanely treating Bosniak civilians who were detained in Brcko in 1992.

23 April 2015

Peljto’s Trial Postponed

The trial of Mensur Peljto before the Elementary Court in Brcko District was postponed because his lawyer was ill.
21 April 2015

Zivkovic Trial Begins in May

The Brcko Elementary Court said the trial of Dragan Zivkovic will begin on May 15. Zivkovic was charged with war crimes against civilians in Brcko.
10 March 2015

Exemption of Judge Requested, Peljto Retrial Terminated

At the start of the Mensur Peljto retrial, the defense requested that the chairman of the trial chamber be exempted from the trial. As a result, the retrial was terminated, pending a decision from the Basic Court of the Brcko District.

3 February 2015

Tatarevic and Omazic Sentenced for War Crimes in Brcko

The Basic Court of Brcko District found Asmir Tatarevic and Armin Omazic, former members of the Army of Bosnia and Herzegovina, guilty of crimes against civilians and prisoners of war. The court sentenced them to a total of three and a half years in prison.
8 December 2014

Redzep Salaj Released from Custody

The Basic Court in Brcko rejects a Prosecution’s proposal to extend custody for indictee Redzep Salaj and releases him to liberty under prohibiting measures.
24 November 2014

Indictment against Dragan Zivkovic Filed

The Prosecution of Brcko District of Bosnia and Herzegovina, BiH, files an indictment against Dragan Zivkovic for crimes against Bosniak civilians in Brcko in mid-1992.
5 November 2014

Trial of Redzep Salaj Begins

The trial of Redzep Salaj, who is charged with crimes against civilians and prisoners of war in the Brcko area, has begun with reading of the indictment and presentation of introductory statements before the Basic Court of Brcko District.
31 October 2014

Two Bosniaks Convicted Over Brcko Abuse

The Brcko Elementary Court convicted Galib Hadzic and Nijaz Hodzic for crimes against Bosnian Serb prisoners and civilians in 1992.