Prosecutor's Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina
"We recommended to the Bosnian state prosecution to reconstitute regional teams that they had in order to maintain expertise in a particular area of Bosnia and Herzegovina. I think a part of [the problem] is the management, a part of it is the quality of indictments, so I think that there is an issue there," Berton explained.
The head of the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bruce Berton, told the launch in Sarajevo on Monday of a new report entitled 'War Crimes Management at the Prosecutor's Office in Bosnia and Herzegovina' that the conviction rate in war crime cases has been falling at an alarming speed and the most complex cases are not being adequately probed.
The three justice ministries in Bosnia and Herzegovina have agreed a draft justice reform strategy after the EU cut funding for war crimes prosecutions in frustration at the lack of progress.
As many as 58 criminal cases were recorded by the name of former President of Romania Traian Basescu at the Penal and Crime Section of the General Prosecutor's Office, four criminal cases were recorded at the National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) and six criminal cases at the Directorate for the Investigation of Organised Crime and Terrorism, says the Prosecutor's Office in an answer to a