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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.

 

The 24th Anniversary of The Killings and Expulsion of Serbs from the Neretva River Valley marked
Thursday, 16 June 2016
MOSTAR, June 15 /SRNA/ - Flowers were thrown into the Buna River near Mostar and a memorial service was held in the Old Church in Mostar to mark the 24th anniversary of the killings of 30 Serbian civilians and soldiers in this community and the deaths of 386 Serbs from the Neretva River valley who were killed in mid-June, 1992.

Soldiers of the Croatian Defence Council, the Croatian armed forces and the Croatian Army expelled Serbs from the Neretva River valley in June of that year.

The president of the Nevesinje Municipal Organisation of Families of Captured and Killed Soldiers and Missing Civilians, Aljonka Dzeletovic, says that a horrific crime was committed on June 14, 15 and 16, 1992, against all Serbs who were found there – some in their homes, some on military assignment.

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Memorial Service held for 32 Serbian Civilians
Saturday, 11 June 2016
ISTOCNO SARAJEVO, June 10 /SRNA/ - Serbian Orthodox priests today served a memorial service at the monument in the village of Cemerno for 32 Serbian civilians from this village who were massacred 24 years ago by soldiers of the so-called Army of BiH.

Family members of the victims and representatives of the Republika Srpska institutions laid flowers and lit candles at the scene of the crime committed by soldiers of the so-called Army of BiH from Breza, Visoko and Kakanj, and who have not yet answered for their crimes because of the idleness of the judiciary in BiH and the FBiH.

Miladin Dragicevic, the envoy of the Republika Srpska President, Milorad Dodik, laid a wreath on Dodik’s behalf, and the vice-president of the Republika Srpska Organisation of Families of Captured and Killed Soldiers and Missing Civilians, Veljko Lazic, laid a wreath on behalf of this Organisation.

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Croatian Defence Council Fighter ‘Beat Up Prisoners’
Friday, 20 May 2016
BIRN BiH Sarajevo | 20 May 2016

Witnesses told the trial of former Croatian Defence Council fighter Almaz Nezirovic, accused of abusing prisoners in Derventa and Bosanski Brod, that the defendant beat them with a rubber baton.

Prosecution witness Vlado Markovic told the state court in Sarajevo on Thursday that he encountered defendant Nezirovic twice during his detention in a hangar next to the cemetery in Rabic in the Derventa municipality in May 1992.

“He was an HVO [Croatian Defence Council] soldier, not a guard. He treated us in an improper and violent manner,” Markovic said.

“We had a desk, a school desk, on which we had to put three fingers. He then hit us with a baton. He hit me ten times. It was a rubber police baton. He hit each and every one of us,” he added.
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Bosnian Croat Fighter Edin Sakoc Charged With Rape, Murder
Thursday, 05 May 2016
5 May 2016 | Justice Report BIRN BiH Sarajevo
Edin Sakoc, a former member of the Croatian Defence Council, was charged with the rape and murder of Serbs in the Pocitelj and Capljina areas during wartime.


The Bosnian state court on Thursday confirmed the charges against Sakoc, a former member of the Croatian Defence Council’s military police accused of committing war crimes against Serbs in the Pocitelj and Capljina areas in 1992.

“Specifically, he is charged with the rape and sexual abuse of one Serb woman in the Pocitelj area using force, and participating in the murder of two Serb victims in Capljina with individuals known to him,” the prosecution said.

Sakoc was arrested in the United States in 2013 because he gave false information about his role in the Bosnian war to the US authorities.

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Kentucky woman accused of war crimes can be extradited to Bosnia, court says
Thursday, 21 April 2016
April 20, 2016 3:29 PM | By Bill Estep

Azra Basic is accused of murdering a man and forcing others to drink his blood
She immigrated to the U.S. and became a citizen after fighting in Bosnian civil war
Attorney argues that treaty does not allow extradition of U.S. citizens to Bosnia

Azra Basic Photo: AP
U.S. Marshals escorted Azra Basic, left, into the Federal Courthouse in Lexington, Ky. on Thursday, March 17, 2011 to appear on charges of committing war crimes. She was living in Stanton, Ky. Azra Basic, a Croatian-born woman, was arrested in Kentucky for war crimes in Bosnia. David Perry Staff File Photo

Federal appeals judges have upheld a decision allowing the extradition of a Central Kentucky woman accused of murder and torture during the vicious civil war in Bosnia more than 20 years ago.


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Mahmuljin Trial – Farce and Mockery of Victims and The Hague Tribunal
Saturday, 09 April 2016
 Vozuca: Sakib Mahmuljin and Alija Izetbegovic with El-Mujahid Squad
The least the Prosecutor’s Office has to do is to apply the evidence collected in the Delic and Hadzihasanovic-Kubura cases and stop minimising and covering up the crimes and writing a false history of the 1990s war with politically motivated cases and indictments, which cannot bring anything good to anyone

By Tatjana Paradjina / SRNA

SARAJEVO, April 7 /SRNA/ - The way the Prosecutor’s Office, especially prosecutor Sedin Idrizovic, conducts the proceedings against Gen Sakib Mahmuljin, commander of the 3rd Corps of the so-called Army of Bosnia and Herzegovina, is shameful and just a judicial farce and catering to the proven criminals of the El-Mujahid Squad and its orchestrators, says counterterrorism expert Dzevad Galijasevic.

“What is the purpose of the politically motivated qualification of the armed conflict in BiH as an ‘international armed conflict” at the time when the Hague Tribunal definitely and clearly defined the war in BiH as the ‘internal armed conflict’ meaning a civil war in several final verdicts /first in the case of Dusko Tadic and then in the case of Dragoljub Kunarac, and finally Enver Hadzihasanovic and Amir Kubura?
 
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