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People: Sijak Mirsad
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.
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.

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.
25 December 2012

Basic and Sijak: “Frozen” Indictment

Presenting its closing statement, the Defence of Mirsad Sijak calls for a verdict of release, saying that the Prosecution has not proved his guilt for rape committed in Vares in 1994. The Trial Chamber has set the pronouncement of verdict for January 18.
4 December 2012

Basic and Sijak: Greeting the Indictee

During the continuation of the trial for crimes in Vares witness Rifet Alihodzic says that he drove protected witness A in January 1994, but he “did not notice anything unusual on her”.
20 November 2012

Basic and Sijak: Unanimous Commission and Internal Agreements

During the continuation of the trial for crimes in Vares in 1994, an additional State Prosecution witness, who prepared findings about the injured party’s health condition in 2009, says that commission members were unanimous concerning the assessment.
13 November 2012

Basic and Sijak: Collateral Damage

Testifying in his defence, indictee Mirsad Sijak says that, after having been wounded in his lower limbs and genitals in January 1994, he underwent a medical treatment for one month, adding that he is a collateral damage in this case and that he does not know why injured party A accused him of rape.
6 November 2012

Basic and Sijak: Inconvenient Wounding

Testifying in defence of indictee Mirsad Sijak, who is on trial, along with Muhidin Basic, for rape in 1994, a witness says that the indictee was wounded in his lower limbs and genitals in January that year.
2 October 2012

Basic and Sijak: Assessment of Health

A witness testifying in defence of Muhidin Basic at the trial for crimes in Vares in 1994 recalls that she did not complete her work on a case related to the assessment of work ability in 2009.
12 September 2012

Basic and Sijak: Defendant Claims He is Innocent

Testyfing in his own defence, Muhidin Basic told the Bosnian State Court that he did not rape the protected witness A in Vares in 1994.
4 September 2012

Basic and Sijak: About Dismissed Mayor

As the trial of Muhidin Basic and Mirsad Sijak for crimes in Vares in 1994 continues, a Defence witness says that Basic did not examine the dismissed Mayor Taib Gogic on January 25, 1994.
28 August 2012

Basic and Sijak: A Decent Man

Testifying in defence of Muhidin Basic, a witness says that he was hiding in the indictee’s house for about 15 days in 1992, adding that the indictee was a decent man.
3 July 2012

Basic and Sijak: Asked for Money

Testifying in defence of Muhidin Basic at the trial of the indictees who are charged with crimes in Vares, a witness says that, in 1994 he took a statement from witness A, who said that the indictee asked for money in turn for releasing her brother from prison.
12 June 2012

Basic and Sijak: In Psychotherapy Due to Trauma

As the trial of Muhidin Basic and Mirsad Sijak for crimes in Vares continues, a State Prosecution witness says that, after having been in psychotherapy for one year, witness A said that she was raped by “Basic and Sijak”.