Disputing Serbian President's controversial statement, that the mass slaughter in Srebrenica in 1995 was not an act of genocide, EU spokesperson says it is wrong to try to rewrite history.>>>
In its closing statements the defence of Zoran Goronja asked the Trial Chamber not to accept genocide as the legal classification of the crime, saying that the prosecution has not proved it.>>>
The defence of Vlastimir Golijan, who is charged with participating in the Srebrenica genocide, has asked that he be acquitted of genocide charges.
The Bosnian State Court sentenced Dusko Jevic to 35, and Mendeljev Djuric to 30 years of prison for their role in the Srebrenica genocide in July 1995.>>>
Dejan Radojkovic, who is suspected of crimes in the Srebrenica area in July 1995, has been extradited to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
In its closing arguments at the trial for the Srebrenica genocide, the defence emphasised that the defendants did not know about the plan to murder Bosniaks in July 1995.
In their closing argument, the defence for Franc Kos, charged with genocide in Srebrenica, noted that though Kos participated in the murders in July 1995, he did not know about the plan to exterminate a group of Bosniaks in eastern Bosnia.
The Bosnian Prosecution asked that Franc Kos, Stanko Kojic and Zoran Goronja each be sentenced to 45 years in prison, and Vlastimir Golijan to 20 years for the Srebrenica genocide.
Bosnian director Gradimir Gojer protested in front of the US embassy in Sarajevo in support of demands that the electoral law should be changed in the town of Srebrenica.>>>
Bosniaks are worried that unless the electoral law is changed the next mayor of Srebrenica could come from a party which does not recognize the Srebrenica genocide.
The Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina sentences Zeljko Ivanovic to 13 years in prison for war crimes in Srebrenica in July 1995.
At a trial for genocide in Srebrenica, the defendant Stanko Kojic said that he had taken part in the murders at the Branjevo farm in July 1995 and that the Serbian State Security service was told about the massacre.
The defence for one of the four accused for genocide in Srebrenica requested acquittal for their client claiming that the prosecution has not proved his guilt.>>>
Following the presentation of the closing statements at the trial for genocide in Srebrenica, the pronouncement of a verdict against Zeljko Ivanovic is scheduled for April 24, 2012.>>>
The defence for Dusko Jevic asked the court to find their client not guilty of genocide in Srebrenica.>>>
To the media in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the arrest of Radovan Karadzic, indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, ICTY, for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, was a true sensation, and one to be exploited day after day.
In July 1995 Srebrenica was shelled and occupied by the Army of Republic of Srpska,VRS, despite being declared a protected area by the United Nations. More than 7,000 people were killed, the victims of genocide.
Key dates and events in the Bosnia war.
The Bosnian Serb commander’s role in the genocide committed in Srebrenica is described in detail in many indictments and verdicts pronounced before local and international judicial institutions.
Indictments in 1995 and 2000, further amended in 2002 and 2010, charge the former commander of the Republika Srpska Army with genocide and other crimes.
When Mladic ordered his army to bomb the people of Sarajevo until they ‘go insane’, he revealed the murderous intentions that would culminate in the Srebrenica massacre.