Bosnian state court

Bosnia Convicts Ex-Policeman of Torturing Serb Prisoners

The appeals chamber of the Bosnian state court on Thursday sentenced Kahro Vejzovic, a policeman in the village of Stupari near Kladanj during wartime, to six years in prison for crimes against Serb civilians.

Vejzovic was found guilty of torturing captured Serb civilians in Stupari between June and September 1992 by hitting them all over their bodies.

Bosnian Serb Soldier Seeks Acquittal of Bosniak Relatives’ Killings

In closing arguments at the Bosnian state court on Monday, Sretko Pavic's defence lawyer said that the defendant should be acquitted of taking five Bosniak civilians to a checkpoint in Rizvanovici in the Prijedor area in the second half of June 1992, detaining them and then killing them.

Bosnia Tries Ex-Fighters for Crimes Against Humanity in Konjic

Prosecutor Marijana Cobovic told the Bosnian state court at the start of the trial on Wednesday that the 14 defendants were responsible for the murders, detentions, rape, torture and mistreatment of the Serb population in Konjic, as well as burning their property and the local Orthodox church.

Prijedor Murders Trial: Bosnian Serb Soldiers Ask For Acquittal

In closing arguments at the Bosnian state court on Monday, Boro Milojica's lawyer said it had been proved that his client was not guilty of crimes against humanity in the Prijedor area in 1992. 

Lawyer Ranko Dakic said the testimonies given by key witnesses were illogical and unconvincing.

Bosniak Ex-Soldiers’ Sentences for Attack on Serbs Increased

The third-instance chamber of the Bosnian state court on Friday sentenced Muhamed Sisic to ten years in prison and Tarik Sisic and Aziz Susa to eight years each for wartime crimes in the village of Kukavice in the Rogatica municipality in August 1992.

The attack on Kukavice by Bosnian Army troops saw 21 Serb civilians killed, including two children, and 39 wounded.

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