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29 Sep 2010
by Sarah Miley

[JURIST] The Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina [official website] on Wednesday upheld the war crimes conviction [press release] former Croatian Parliament [official website] member Branimir Glavas [JURIST news archive] for ordering the torture and death of Croatian Serbs in the town of Osijek in 1991 during the Serbo-Croatian War [GlobalSecurity … [read more]


Legal News
30 Jul 2010
by Dwyer Arce

[JURIST] The Supreme Court of Croatia [official website, in Croatian] on Friday upheld the conviction [judgment, PDF; in Croatian] of former Parliament [official website] member Branimir Glavas [JURIST news archive], but reduced his sentence by two years. Glavas was convicted and sentenced to 10 years in prison [JURIST report] in … [read more]


Legal News
24 Jun 2009
by Eszter Bardi

[JURIST] A Bosnian state court on Tuesday refused to extradite [press release] former Croatian parliament deputy Branimir Glavas [Trial Watch backgrounder; JURIST news archive] to Croatia to serve a sentence for war crimes. Glavas, who holds dual Bosnian and Croatian citizenship, fled to Bosnia to avoid serving his sentence for … [read more]


Legal News
8 May 2009
by Brian Jackson

[JURIST] Croatian parliament member Branimir Glavas [TrialWatch backgrounder] was convicted and sentenced to 10 years in prison [Javno report] for the killing of Serbian civilians during the Croatian war of independence [GlobalSecurity backgrounder]. Glavas stood accused of ordering the torture and death of Croatian Serbs in the town of Osijek … [read more]


Legal News
13 Jan 2008
by Benjamin Klein

[JURIST] Croatian lawmaker Branimir Glavas [personal website; Trial Watch profile], charged with committing war crimes against Serbs during the 1991 Serbo-Croatian war [GlobalSecurity backgrounder], was stripped of his parliamentary immunity on Saturday so that lawyers could proceed with his prosecution. Glavas, formerly a prominent member of the ruling Croatian Democratic … [read more]


Legal News
26 Nov 2007
by Brett Murphy

[JURIST] Croatian lawmaker Branimir Glavas [personal website; Trial Watch profile], charged with committing war crimes against Serbs during the 1991 Serbo-Croatian war [GlobalSecurity backgrounder], was re-elected to the Croatian parliament in Sunday's legislative elections, according to election results released Monday. Glavas was indicted [JURIST report] in April along with six … [read more]


Legal News
16 Apr 2007
by Katerina Ossenova

[JURIST] A Croatian county court in Osijek issued indictments Monday for seven persons, including a former parliamentarian, on charges of war crimes committed against Serbs, including abduction, torture and murder, during Croatia's war of independence from the former Yugoslavia. Prosecutors charged opposition lawmaker and former member of the ruling party … [read more]


Legal News
23 Oct 2006
by Jaime Jansen

[JURIST] A court in Croatia [JURIST news archive] has ordered state officials to arrest parliamentarian Branimir Glavas [official profile, in Croatian; Wikipedia profile] on suspicion of war crimes commited against Serbs, including abduction, torture and murder in the eastern city of Osijek [backgrounder] in 1991-92 during Croatia's war of independence … [read more]

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