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People: Kos Franc
17 June 2015

Verdict in Cvetkovic Trial Expected July 2

Presenting his closing statement, Aleksandar Cvetkovic’s defense attorney said Cvetkovic didn’t participate in the execution of civilians from Srebrenica on the Branjevo Farm in the municipality of Zvornik in July 1995. As such, the defense believes that their client should be acquitted of charges of participating in genocide.

11 May 2015

Witness Claims Mladic Didn't Approve Srebrenica Killings

A Defence witness told Ratko Mladic’s trial in the Hague that in July 1995, Dragomir Pecanac took members of the Bosnian Serb Army to kill Srebrenica Muslims acting without orders.
4 February 2014

Massacre at Bosnia’s Branjevo Farm ‘Like a Movie’

War criminal Stanko Kojic told the genocide trial of Aleksandar Cvetkovic that Bosnian Serb troops killed several hundred prisoners from Srebrenica one by one in order not to waste any bullets.
3 February 2014

Kos Recalls Executing Srebrenica Prisoners

Convicted war criminal Franc Kos told the genocide trial of Aleksandar Cvetkovic how he and his fellow troops executed Bosniak prisoners from Srebrenica at a farm in Branjevo in 1995.
8 January 2014

Gravest Crimes Often “Fail” to Be Proved

Second instance verdicts pronounced by the State Court during the past year indicate that the State Prosecution has been partially successful in proving the gravest war-crimes accusations.

16 August 2013

Prosecutor Demands Custody for Extradited Bosnian Serb

The Bosnian prosecutor said Aleksandar Cvetkovic, extradited from Israel over his suspected involvement in the Srebrenica genocide, should be remanded in custody because he might flee.
1 August 2013

Praised for an Excellent Job

Testifying in defence of Radovan Karadzic, former member of the Republika Srpska Army, VRS, Franc Kos says that, following the shooting of hundreds of Srebrenica Muslims on Branjevo farm, Lieutenant Colonel Ljubisa Beara praised the crime perpetrators in a café “for doing an excellent job” and promised that “the state would be grateful to them.”

31 July 2013

Kos’ Recollections of Executions on Branjevo

Former Republika Srpska President Radovan Karadzic, who is charged with genocide in Srebrenica, presents Franc Kos as Defence witness before The Hague Tribunal. Kos confirms that, in his capacity as member of the RS Army, he participated in the shooting of hundreds of Srebrenica Muslims on Branjevo military farm, near Zvornik, in July 1995.

10 July 2013

Srebrenica Killers Jailed For 553 Years so Far

The ICTY and Bosnia’s state court have together convicted 27 persons for the 1995 atrocity, with nine judgments still pending before the state court.

3 July 2013

Rumours Saying that Branjevo Killer Was Paid in Gold

During the cross-examination at Ratko Mladic’s trial Prosecution witness Drazen Erdemovic is not able to specify how many Srebrenica Muslims were shot on Branjevo farm, near Zvornik, in July 1995.

2 July 2013

Six-hour Shooting on Branjevo

Prosecution witness Drazen Erdemovic confirms at Ratko Mladic’s trial that he participated, in his capacity as member of the Republika Srpska Army, VRS, in the shooting of between 1,000 and 1,200 Muslim men from Srebrenica in July 1995.

24 June 2013

Disgusted at Murders in Srebrenica

A former intelligence officer with the Main Headquarters of the Republika Srpska Army, VRS, says, testifying in defence of Radovan Karadzic, that he first heard about the shooting of thousands of Bosniaks from Srebrenica, which happened in July 1995, at the end of that year or in 1996, although he was present in the enclave two days after its fall.
10 May 2013

Sentence for Branjevo Crimes Reduced

The Appellate Chamber of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina reduces the sentence against Franc Kos, Stanko Kojic, Vlastimir Golijan and Zoran Goronja and sentences them to a total of 112 years in prison for crimes against humanity committed in the Srebrenica area in 1995.

15 February 2013

Kos et al: Defence Teams Want More Favourable Law to Be Applied

On the second day of the presentation of their appeals against a first instance verdict, under which four former members of the Tenth Reconnaissance Squad were sentenced to 142 years in prison for crimes in Srebrenica in July 1995, the Defence teams request the Court to quash the first instance verdict or order a retrial.
30 November 2012

Decision on Extradition of Aleksandar Cvetkovic

The Supreme Court of Israel has decided that there are no obstacles to extraditing Aleksandar Cvetkovic, who is suspected of participating in genocide in Srebrenica, to Bosnia and Herzegovina.