Bosnian Army

Prisoners ‘Weren’t Beaten’ in Brcko Prison During Bosnian War

A defence witness told the war crime trial of wartime fighter Osman Osmanovic at Belgrade Higher Court on Monday that he was held at the jail where the defendant allegedly assaulted prisoners in the Brcko area of Bosnia and Herzegovina but did not see any prisoners being beaten or tortured while he was there.

Court Urged to Jail Bosnian Army Ex-Commander for 20 Years

The prosecution urged the Bosnian state court in Sarajevo on Tuesday to increase the sentence handed down to Sakib Mahmuljin from ten to 20 years for failing to prevent murders and inhumane acts by members of the Bosnian Army's El Mujahideen unit in the Vozuca and Zavidovici areas during the war.

Trial Evidence Contradicts Claims in Bosnian Serbs’ Srebrenica Report

Greif declared that "there was no genocide" and the casualty figures for the number of Bosniaks from Srebrenica who were killed in July 1995 was lower than verdicts issued by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, ICTY have established.

The report also claims that a large proportion of those killed were soldiers, not civilians.

28 Years On, Families Still Searching for Missing Bosnian Soldiers

"We had lunch together on May 8, 1993. In the evening, he went on duty, to replace a schoolmate of his, and he stayed there until May 9. That guy, Nedim, returned home and my Fedja stayed [at the Fourth Corps' command HQ]," his mother Jadranka Huskovic recalled of her last meeting with her son.

Bosnian Soldier’s Appeal Against War Rape Conviction Rejected

The Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina has ruled that Mirsad Menzilovic's right to a fair trial was not violated and upheld his conviction for raping a teenage girl in the capital Sarajevo in May 1993.

At the original trial in 2018 and at a retrial in 2019, Menzilovic was found guilty of raping the girl alongside another former Bosnian Army soldier, Samir Kesmer.

Controversial Report Highlights Serb Victims in Wartime Sarajevo

The report published on Tuesday by the controversial Commission for Investigating the Sufferings of Serbs in Sarajevo, which was set up by Bosnia's Serb-dominated Republika Srpska to highlight its perspective on wartime events, claimed that Serbs were forced out of the Bosnian capital by Bosniak forces during the 1992-95 war.

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