News 17 Feb 17

Bosnian Serb Ex-Soldier Indicted for Doboj Persecution

Former Bosnian Serb Army soldier Djorgje Simic was indicted for crimes against humanity against non-Serb civilians in the Doboj area in 1992 and 1993.

Dragana Erjavec
The Bosnian state court. Photo: BIRN.

The Bosnian state court on Thursday confirmed the indictment of Djorgje Simic, who is accused of involvement in the persecution of the non-Serb civilian population in the Doboj municipality from May 1992 until autumn 1993.

He is also accused of involvement in the forced disappearance of one person in the context of a widespread and systematic attack on Doboj by the Bosnian Serb Army in the same period.

Simic has yet to enter a plea.

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