Bosnian War

Bosnian War Prison Camp Detainees Were Raped, Witness Testifies

Begajeta Mujic, a Bosniak civilian, told Belgrade Higher Court on Monday that female prisoners held at the Sase mine prison camp in the Srebrenica municipality by Bosnian Serb forces in 1992 were taken out and raped.

Former Bosnian Serb soldier Novak Stjepanovic is on trial for raping a young Bosnian female at a house in Bratunac in early June 1992.

Bosnian Villagers Mark Anniversary of Deadly Wartime Attack

Villagers from Poljak marked the anniversary of the attack on the village on Monday with a religious ceremony at the Srebrenica Memorial Centre followed by a visit to the memorial to killed soldiers and civilian victims of war in the village itself.

A total of 21 people were killed in the attack, including two women and two children were taken away and never seen again.

Bosnian Croat Ex-Fighter Acquitted of Abusing Prisoners of War

The Cantonal Court in Zenica delivered a first-instance verdict on Friday acquitting Ivica Jukic, alias Juka, of mistreating Bosniak prisoners of war at the Silos Nova Trgovina detention facility in Zepce in August 1993.

Presiding judge Enes Malicbegovic said that some of the testimonies from witnesses who had allegedly been mistreated were either contradictory or too similar.

Croatia Didn’t Wrongly Convict Wartime Police Chief: European Court

The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg announced on Tuesday that it has rejected Vladimir Milankovic's complaint about the verdict convicting him of ordering illegal arrests and not punishing the detention and abuse of Serb civilians, which resulted in more than 20 deaths.