After police refused to permit a march to mark White Ribbon Day, the anniversary of the start of ethnic persecution in the Prijedor area in 1992, people gathered in a city square to commemorate the victims.
Bosnian Serb ex-policeman Radomir Stojnic, who was on trial for involvement in the mass killings of Bosniaks in the village of Zecovi near Prijedor in 1992, became the second defendant to die during the long-running case.
The Constitutional Court rejected an appeal from former Army of Republika Srpska soldier Sretko Pavic, who was sentenced to 11 years in prison for killing of five members of a Bosniak family near Prijedor during the war in 1992.
The Bosnian state court has again rejected an indictment accusing wartime Serb official Milenko Stanic of committing crimes against humanity against Bosniak civilians in the Vlasenica area in 1992 and 1993.
Symbols of neo-Nazi organisations and slogans glorifying the Srebrenica genocide have been spraypainted in part of the Bosnian town of Prijedor that is mainly populated by Bosniaks who returned after fleeing during the war.
The UN court in The Hague granted a ten-month sentence reduction to the wartime political leader of Bosnia’s Prijedor municipality, Milomir Stakic, who was convicted of the persecution and extermination of Bosniaks and Croats.
The State Investigation and Protection Agency, SIPA, arrested nine persons due to existence of a grounded suspicion that they committed crimes against humanity against Bosniak and Croat victims in the Bosanski Novi area.