Institute for Research on Suffering of the Serbs in XX c.

At least 8.504 Serbs were killed in Sarajevo between 1992 and 1995. This is the number of victims with known names, surnames, dates of birth and death, plus 856 who are missing. These are not the final figures.


Bosniak Commander Faces Trial for Mujahideen Atrocities
Thursday, 07 January 2016
07 Jan 16
Justice Report / BIRN / Sarajevo

Former Bosnian Army Third Corps commander Sakib Mahmuljin was indicted for failing to prevent Islamic volunteer fighters killing and torturing Serb civilians and prisoners of war.

The state court on Thursday confirmed the indictment of Mahmuljin for failing to stop the volunteer fighters from the Mujahideen unit committing war crimes against Serb civilians and prisoners of war in the village of Vozuca in 1995, or to punish them for what they did.

According to the charges, the Islamic volunteers killed more than 50 Serb prisoners in Vozuca. Some of their heads were cut off and shown to other captives.

The indictment alleges that Mahmuljin failed to take any action in order to prevent the crimes, although he had been informed that members of the unit were getting ready to commit the crime, and failed to do anything in order to punish the crime perpetrators.

Bosnia court indicts wartime commander for crimes by Islamic fighters
Saturday, 26 December 2015
World | Wed Dec 23, 2015 9:54am EST
SARAJEVO | By Maja Zuvela | Reuters
A Bosnian war crimes prosecutor on Wednesday indicted a wartime Muslim army commander on charges of failing to prevent crimes committed by foreign Islamic fighters against captive Bosnian Serb soldiers during a 1992-1995 war.

The 63-year-old retiree Sakib Mahmuljin was arrested on Dec. 8 on charges of acting in contravention of international humanitarian law and the Geneva Conventions while serving as a commander of the 3rd Corps of the Army of BiH. [L8N13X1OX]

Prosecutor said the alleged crimes dated to July-October 1995 toward the end of the war, when the 3rd Corps and a detachment of foreign fighters known as El-Mujahid carried out offensives in central Bosnia.

Many Islamic fighters, or "mujahideen", came from North Africa and the Middle East to help fellow Muslims fight against Orthodox Serbs and Catholic Croats during the Bosnian war, in which 100,000 people died.

The El-Mujahid detachment was under the official jurisdiction of the Bosnian Army during the war, though it operated autonomously.

John R. Schindler - Operation CUT: Bosnia versus the Islamic State
Wednesday, 23 December 2015
December 22, 2015

Early this morning, more than a hundred Bosnian special police raided thirteen different locations around Sarajevo, the capital, arresting eleven suspects on a raft of terrorism charges. Those taken into custody are considered affiliates of the Islamic State, the notorious ISIS, and are believed to have recruited personnel and raised funds for the terror group.

This Federal Police action, termed Operation REZ (Cut), followed surveillance on fifteen suspected ISIS affiliates, including the eleven arrested today. Police seized ISIS paraphernalia as well as considerable amounts of electronic media for analysis.

Today’s developments are significant for several reasons. In the first place, on a per capita basis Bosnia-Hercegovina has supplied more fighters to ISIS than any other European country. Hundreds of Bosnians, most of them young, have gone to Syria and Iraq to fight under the group’s black banner. This is so out of control that Sarajevo has criminalized going abroad to wage jihad, or recruiting others to do so, and recently convicted four Bosnians on such charges.

Bosnia’s problems with radicalism and terrorism are serious and growing. Back in 2007, when I published a detailed book, based on my personal experience in the Balkan counterterrorism business, exposing the key role of Bosnia in the Global Jihad, it was met with disbelief and even spurious charges of “Islamophobia.” These days, with the threat obvious to all but the willfully blind, my viewpoint has become mainstream, as evidenced by a new FRANCE24 documentary exposing the rising Salafist wave in Bosnia.
Albanian Jihadist’s Easy Passage to Syria’s Brutal War
Sunday, 29 November 2015
Investigation, 26 Nov 15 | Aleksandra Bogdani, Flamur Vezaj BIRN Tirana

A former Islamist fighter in Syria recalls why he went to Syria, how easy it was to get there – and why he would go again, if he could.

On his first trip abroad, he left with 400 euros in his pocket, a printed map from the internet and the belief that he was fulfilling his destiny in eyes of Allah. The destination was the frontline of the war in Syria, but his jihad ended faster than it started.

Two years later, in a bar full of people in his hometown in northern Albania, Ebu Merjem stands out with his long beard and his trousers cut short above the ankle.

He does not like the attention he attracts and chooses a half-empty corner of the bar to explain what that pushed him towards a far-away war.

 “If I had the chance, I would go even today and fight in Syria,” Ebu Merjem says. “It was God that created jihad and you have to love something that God loves,” he added.

The 37-year-old unemployed father-of-two has been a practicing Muslim for 17 years.

Rajlovac attacker shouted "Allah Akbar"
Friday, 20 November 2015
SARAJEVO, November 18 /SRNA/ - Enes Omeragic, who committed the attack in Rajlovac according to the media, shouted "Allah Akbar” during the shooting at the soldiers, learns SRNA.

According to an information that SRNA received, the attacker was born in 1981 and resides in Sokolj, near Sarajevo.

Two soldiers of the BiH Armed Forces were killed in a shootout that occurred on Wednesday night in Rajlovac, Sarajevo.

The killer walked into a nearby bet shop, killed two soldiers, then walked out the bet shop and started shooting at the bus, in which the third soldier was wounded.
America's 'enemies within': How nearly SEVENTY have been arrested in America over ISIS plots in last
Wednesday, 18 November 2015
By Ben Ashford For

Published: 14:19 GMT, 18 November 2015 | Updated: 23:06 GMT, 18 November 2015

Immigrants: All six charged in the case were from Bosnia, including Nihad Rosic (left) and Jasminka Ramic (right), who has pleaded guilty
US authorities have charged at least 66 men and women with ISIS-related terror plots on American soil – including a handful of refugees, Daily Mail Online can reveal.
The terror group has set its sights on Washington, D.C. as it vows to further infiltrate the West and ramp up its blood-soaked offensive.President Obama insists that 'slamming the door' on Syrian refugees fleeing ISIS would be a betrayal of American values. But 34 governors are refusing to take in any more, in case jihadi fighters slip into their states and repeat the carnage of Paris. Analysis by Daily Mail Online reveals that a handful of foiled plots have already involved immigrants accused of harboring sympathy for ISIS.
The threat also comes from within, with American teenagers and Islamic converts among those seduced by the group’s torrent of chilling online propaganda. They include a U.S. Air Force veteran accused of waging war on the country he once served and a National Guard soldier who allegedly plotted to gun down his own colleagues.
Others are seemingly ordinary American citizens, including a young nurse, a pizza parlor boss and schoolgirls tricked into becoming shrouded ISIS brides. Some have conspired to travel or send friends abroad to link up with fundamentalist fighters while others have planned for jihad closer to home - with Capitol Hill among the targets for a foiled bombing raid.