The Constitutional Court has rejected an appeal filed by Zoran Babic against his cumulative 35-year sentence for crimes committed in Prijedor, concluding that his right to a fair defence had not been violated.
Bosnian war survivors want former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic to be found guilty this week of genocide in five Bosnian municipalities in 1992 as well as genocide in Srebrenica in 1995, but experts believe this is unlikely to happen.
Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Constitutional Court ruled that Mico Jurisic, who was jailed for 11 years for crimes against humanity against non-Serb civilians in the Prijedor area during the war in 1992, did get a fair trial.
Bosnia’s Constitutional Court rejected an appeal from former policeman Darko Mrdja, who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for his involvement in murders and other crimes against Bosniaks in the Prijedor area in 1992.
The UN court in The Hague rejected an appeal for early release from the wartime political leader of Bosnia’s Prijedor municipality, Milomir Stakic, who was convicted of the persecution and extermination of Bosniaks and Croats.