Defence lawyers called for Edhem Godinjak, Medaris Saric and Mirko Bunoza to be acquitted of the killings and inhumane treatment of imprisoned Bosnian Serb soldiers and civilians in Trnovo near Sarajevo during the war.
The UN court in The Hague rejected a request for early release from former Bosnian Serb Army officer Vujadin Popovic, who is serving a life sentence for the genocide of Bosniaks from Srebrenica in 1995.
Bosnia and Herzegovina marked the 25th anniversary of the Dayton Peace Accords that ended the 1990s war - but amid the pandemic, the slow process of prosecuting the crimes committed during the conflict got even slower.
Hague Tribunal documents reveal the names of Croatian Defence Council brigade commanders and military policemen associated with the unlawful detention, abuse, rape and killing of prisoners in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Prozor-Rama area in 1992 and 1993.
A Bosnian state prosecution expert told the trial of Senad Kasupovic, who is accused of joining paramilitary groups in Syria that he found it difficult to confirm whether the defendant is the person appearing in some of the videos introduced as evidence.