December 5, 2013
by Stephen Adelgren
On Thursday the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) rejected a request by prosecutors to re-arrest nine individuals convicted of war crimes. The court ruled that since Bosnian law does not contain provisions for the re-arrest of someone already convicted of a crime, the European Convention on ...[read more]
November 19, 2013
by Matthew Pomy
The Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) state war crimes court on Tuesday released 10 prisoners connected to war crimes committed during the Bosnian Civil War following a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). Six of these individuals were convicted of genocide for their roles in the ...[read more]
August 28, 2013
by Sung Un Kim
The Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Wednesday sentenced Goran Saric, a former police chief, to 14 years for crimes against humanity. His charges specifically involved detention, forced transfer and murder of civilian Bosniak population of Sarajevo's Centar municipality between June and July ...[read more]
July 12, 2013
by Theresa Donovan
The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on Thursday unanimously reversed the acquittal of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic for a genocide charge in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) during the Bosnian War. The decision reversed Karadzic's ...[read more]
June 4, 2013
by Theresa Donovan
New York resident Sulejman Mujagic has been extradited to his native country of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) for war crimes committed in the 1990s, officials said Monday. His extradition is the result of charges for allegedly killing and torturing enemy soldiers during the Bosnian War. Mujagic ...[read more]
May 8, 2013
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) war crimes court on Tuesday acquitted former Bosnian Serb prime minister Gojko Klickovic of war crimes charges. Klickovic and another Bosnian Serb official, Mladen Drljaca, were on trial for a second time accused of ordering attack in which civilians were killed ...[read more]
April 27, 2013
by Matthew Pomy
Zivko Budimir, president of the Bosniak-Croat Federation, one of the governing entities in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), was arrested on Friday along with 17 other officials as part of a corruption investigation and crackdown. Budimir and others were detained and questioned while their offices ...[read more]
January 11, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
The war crimes court of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) on Friday sentenced a former Bosnian Serb police officer to 20 years in prison for his role in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. 42-year-old Bozidar Kuvelja was found to have been actively involved in a 1995 military search for Bosnian Muslims in ...[read more]
November 7, 2012
by Julie Deisher-Edwards
An independent UN rights expert on Monday urged justice for victims of domestic violence in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), saying high rates of violence can largely be attributed to war-related Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, addiction and poverty. The report was offered by UN Special Rapporteur ...[read more]
October 4, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
The war crimes court of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) on Wednesday acquitted two Serbian defendants of involvement in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. Dragan Neskovic and Zoran Ilic were charged with crimes against humanity for their role in the massacre at Srebrenica and other war crimes. In a press ...[read more]

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