The repatriation of Bosnian women and children who lived in territory controlled by the so-called Islamic State and are now in camps in Syria has been postponed indefinitely because of the coronavirus pandemic.
An agreement between security agencies in Bosnia and Herzegovina on mutual assistance and operational collaboration in countering terrorism entered into force on April 22 and will improve the exchange of data and coordination of activities, BIRN was told.
The UN court in The Hague has rejected requests for early release from three war crimes convicts because they have not shown signs that they have been rehabilitated – a move applauded by Bosnian war victims’ organisation. Bosnian war victims’ representatives have welcomed decisions by Carmel Agius, president of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals […]
The Bosnian state court confirmed indictments charging Jasmin Keserovic and Senad Kasupovic with organising a terrorist group and fighting in Syria, and Keserovic with inciting others to take part in terrorist activities.
The Bosnian state prosecution requested an extension to the custody remand for Muharem Dunic, who is suspected fighting for Islamic State in Syria, because it is still waiting for evidence to arrive from Austria.
Bosnia’s Strategy for Prevention and Combatting Terrorism, which expires this year, has not received nearly enough resources to succeed – and clear terrorism prevention systems have yet to be set up in all local communities, analysis by BIRN shows.