Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia’s High Representative Imposes Genocide Denial Ban

Valentin Inzko announced on Friday that he has imposed an amendment to Bosnia and Herzegovina's criminal code to outlaw the public denial, condoning, trivialisation or justification of genocide, crimes against humanity or war crimes when this is done in a way that is "likely to incite to violence or hatred".

Bosnia’s Constitutional Court Rejects Babic Appeal Over Prijedor Verdict

Bosnia's top court has rejected an appeal filed by Zoran Babic in September 2019 with the Constitutional Court against a verdict passed down in May that year in which he said his right to a fair defence had been violated.

Under the verdict, the Appeals Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina sentenced him to 13 years in prison for a "crime against humanity".

Bosnia Jails Extradited ISIS Fighter Keserovic for Six Years

Bosnia's top court has found Jasmin Keserovic guilty of having travelled to Syria in January 2013, fought for ISIS and taken part in terrorist activities under the name Abu Muhamed Al Bosni.

On Thursday, The Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina also found Keserovic guilty on the second count of having published an incitement to murder on the internet in 2016.

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.

Bosnian Court Increases Sentence for Bosanski Brod Crimes

The Appeals Chamber of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina has increased the prison sentence handed down against Alminko Islamovic to three years from 14 months for the inhumane treatment of Serb civilians and for depriving them of their property in the northern Bosanski Brod area during the 1992-95 war.

Bosnia Court Confirms Six-Year Sentence for Rogatica Crimes

The Appeals Chamber of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina has confirmed a verdict under which Bosnian Serb former soldier Zdravko Lubarda was sentenced to six years for participation in the persecution of Bosniak civilians in the eastern Rogatica area and former police reservist Ozren Planojevic was acquitted.

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