Bosnian Serb Army

Bosnian Serb Soldiers’ Convictions for Killing 28 Civilians Upheld

The appeals chamber of the Bosnian state court has upheld the verdict sentencing ex-soldiers Branko Cigoja, Zeljko Todic and Sasa Boskic to 14 years in prison each for crimes against civilians in Oborci near Donji Vakuf in September 1995, BIRN has learned.

The acquittal of a fourth defendant, the men's commander, Milorad Glamocak, was also upheld.

Bosnia Rejects Serb Ex-Soldier’s Appeal in War Rape Case

The Constitutional Court on Tuesday dismissed the appeal filed by Milorad Mrdja, in which he alleged that his right to a fair trial had been violated and the state court's verdict sentencing him to seven years in prison for wartime crimes against civilians in the Sanski Most area was based on unlawful evidence in its decisive part.

Srebrenica Victims’ Families Told to Seek Damages from Netherlands

Defence Minister Ank Bijleveld-Schouten told the Dutch parliament that relatives of a group of Srebrenica victims who were killed in July 1995 can submit requests for compensation from the start of March next year, after a Dutch court ruled that the state has partial responsibility for several hundred deaths.

Harsher Sentence Urged for Bosnian Serb Soldier Convicted of Rape

Presenting its appeal at the Bosnian state court on Monday, the prosecution called for a harsher punishment for Sasa Curcic, who was convicted under a first-instance verdict of committing a crime against humanity for raping a woman in July 1992 and sentenced to five years in prison.

Indictment Filed for Crimes in Luka Detention Camp, Brcko

The Prosecution of Bosnia and Herzegovina has accused Ivan Djuric, in his capacity as a member of the Military Police of the Bosnian Serb Army, VRS, of having participated in crimes against Bosniaks and Croats who were unlawfully detained in Luka detention camp in Brcko, northern Bosnia.