Prijedor

Bosnia’s Prijedor Mourns Wartime Child Deaths Despite Covid-19

The commemoration was a scaled-down version of the annual White Armband Day event in Prijedor, where large-scale crimes were committed during the war including killings, expulsions and the unlawful detentions of civilians in prison camps.

A total of 3,176 people were killed in the area, among them 256 women and 102 children - the majority of them Bosniaks.

Bosnian Serb Ex-Soldiers Face Retrial for Wartime Killings

The appeals chamber of the Bosnian state court on Thursday quashed the first-instance verdict that sentenced Bosnian Serb ex-soldier Boro Milojica to eight years in prison for crimes against humanity in the Prijedor area and acquitted his fellow ex-serviceman Zelisav Rivic, and ordered a new trial.

Survivors, Relatives to Mark Notorious Bosnia Massacre Anniversary

Family members and representatives of the Association of Detainees in Bosnia and Herzegovina will mark the 27th anniversary on Wednesday of the murder of some 200 unarmed Bosniak and Croat men by Bosnian Serb police at Mount Vlasic in the first few months of the country's 1992-95 war.

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.

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