Next week before the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina the trial for crimes in Kljuc municipality is due to start, while closing arguments are due to be presented at the trials for crimes in Kravica and Derventa.
On Thursday, July 10 the trial of Vinko Kondic, Bosko Lukic and Marko Adamovic is due to begin. The three men are charged with having “organised a group of people and fostered them to commit genocide,” as well as having participated in crimes against humanity and war crimes in the Kljuc area in 1992.
The State Prosecution originally filed two separate indictments â€“ one against Kondic and the other one against Lukic and Adamovic. It eventually filed a case merging motion, which was approved by the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina in early July.
Late next week, on Thursday, the State Prosecution will examine its first witnesses at the trial of Predrag Bastah and Goran Viskovic, who are charged with crimes against civilians in the Vlasenica area in the course of 1992.
Besides Bastah and Viskovic, the State Prosecution charged Veljko Basic, under the same indictment. However, upholding the Defence’s proposal, the State Court decided to separate the cases, due to Basic’s poor health since it was determined that he was unable to follow the trial.
On Friday, July 11 Zrinko Pincic, former member of the Croatian Defence Council, HVO, is due to enter his plea before the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The State Prosecution charges him with having participated in crimes against Bosnian Serbs in Konjic municipality during 1992 and 1993.
After Rade Veselinovic, former member of the Military Police with the Republika Srpska Army, VRS, pleaded not guilty in early May 2008, of the participating in crimes in the Hadzici area, a status conference will be held before the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Tuesday, July 8. The conference is scheduled in order to decide upon the further course of the trial.
The Prosecution and Defence of the eleven indictees, charged with the genocide against Srebrenica residents in Kravica in July 1995, are due to start presenting their closing arguments on
Thursday, July 10. On Wednesday, July 9 the Defence teams are expected to respond to the changes in the indictment, introduced by the Prosecution at the end of evidence presentation.
On Monday, July 7 and Tuesday, July 8 the Prosecution and Defence are due to present their closing arguments at the trial of Ivica Vrdoljak, former member of the 103rd HVO Brigade from Derventa, who is charged with the abuse of Serbian civilians and prisoners of war from Derventa municipality in 1992.
On Tuesday, July 8 the trial is due to continue in the case of Miodrag Nikacevic for crimes committed against Bosniaks in Foca in the course of 1992. The Prosecution will examine a court expert and present material evidence. This will mark the end of its evidence presentation.
The trial of Radmilo Vukovic, who is charged with crimes in Foca, is due to continue before the Appellate Chamber of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Monday, July 7.
Vukovic was sentenced, by a first instance verdict, to five and a half years’ imprisonment for the rape of witness A. The Prosecution and Defence appealed the verdict. The Appellate Chamber partially upheld the appeals and ordered a retrial.
On Monday, Wednesday and Friday next week the Prosecution is due to present its evidence against Predrag Kujundzic, former commander of “Predini vukovi” (“Predo’s Wolves”) Paramilitary Group, who is charged with crimes against Bosniak civilians committed in the Doboj area in the course of 1992 and 1993.
The trial of Ratko Bundalo, Nedjo Zeljaja and Djordjislav Askraba for crimes committed in Kalinovik area in the course of 1992, is due to continue on Tuesday, July 8 and Thursday, July 10, when the Prosecution will present evidence.
The trial of Krsto Savic and Mile Mucibabic continues before the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Wednesday, July 9 and Thursday, July 10. They are charged with having participated in the persecution, disappearances, murder, rape and detention of Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats from Nevesinje, Gacko, Kalinovik and Bileca municipalities in the course of 1992.
On Tuesday, July 8 the Prosecution is due to continue presenting evidence against Gojko Klickovic, Jovan Ostojic and Mladen Drljaca, who are charged with having participated in crimes against Bosniaks from Bosanska Krupa in 1991 and 1992.
On the same day the trial is due to continue in the case of Novak Djukic, former commander of Ozren Tactical Group with the VRS, who is charged with having ordered the shelling of Tuzla, using M46 cannons, when one artillery projectile hit the downtown area known as Kapiuja, on May 25, 1995.
On Wednesday, July 9 the trial of Nisvet Gasal, Musajb Kukavica, Enes Handzic and Senad Dautovic is due to continue before the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina. They are charged with crimes against Croatian civilians in the Bugojno area in the course of 1993 and 1994.
The trial of the four indictees, who are charged with crimes committed in Vojno detention camp, near Mostar, in 1993, is due to continue on Monday, July 7 and Wednesday, July 9, when indictee Dragan Sunjic’s Defence witness will be examined.
On Monday, July 7 the trial is due to continue in the case of Marko Skrobic, former HVO member, who is charged participating in crimes against Bosnian Serbs in Novo Selo, Kotor-Varos municipality, in July 1992.
The Defence of the four indictees, who are charged with crimes against Srebrenica residents, who were transported by bus, after the fall of the enclave, to Bratunac in July 1995, continues presenting its evidence on Friday, July 11.
The trial of Milorad Trbic, former assistant commander for security of the VRS Brigade from Zvornik, who is charged with participation in the forcible resettlement of Bosniaks from Srebrenica and in the execution and burial of those people, is due to continue on Monday, July 7.
On Thursday the trial of Suljo Karajic, a former member of the Army of BiH indicted with unlawful capture, murder and inhumane treatment of civilians, who were detained in the school building in Todorovska Slapnica, will continue.