Case: Vranjes et al.

10. March 2016.
Following the repeal of a second instance verdict against Ljubisa Vranjes for Kotor-Varos crimes, his attorney failed to appear before the state court’s appeals chamber. The prosecution said it stuck to the previously revised indictment.

19. February 2016.
The state court has reduced Mladen Milic’s sentence from eight to seven years in prison. The appeals chamber applied the law of the former Yugoslavia to the case, which was in effect when Milic’s crimes were committed and provides more favourable sentencing. Milic was convicted of crimes in Kotor-Varos.


13. July 2012.
The Appellate Chamber of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina reduces sentences against Ljubisa Vranjes and Mladen Milic by two years, sentencing each of them to eight years in prison for crimes against the civilian population in Kotor-Varos in June 1992. The Appellate Chamber rejected the State Prosecution’s appeal as unfounded, while it partially upheld appeals filed by the Defence.

24. April 2012.
Presenting their appeals against the first instance verdict, under which Ljubisa Vranjes and Mladen Milic were sentenced to ten years in prison each for crimes in Kotor-Varos, the Prosecution of Bosnia and Herzegovina calls on the Appellate Chamber of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina to pronounce a longer imprisonment sentence against the indictees, while the Defence calls for a verdict of release.

28. September 2011.
After accepting a State Prosecution's proposal for the revision of the indictment, the Trial Chamber said that, on October 5 this year it would pay a visit to the location in Kotor Varos, where war crimes charged upon Ljubisa Vranjes and Mladen Milic were committed.

17. June 2011.
Testifying at the trial for Kotor-Varos crimes, a Defence witness says that he was present when indictee Mladen Milic was invited to drive the Grgic brothers to a detention unit, adding that he found out a few days later, that they were killed.