City: Rogatica


23. January 2020.
Former Bosnian Serb Army deputy brigade commander Mile Ujic is accused of committing crimes against humanity by persecuting Bosniak civilians in the Rogatica area in 1992 and 1993.
The Bosnian state prosecution on Thursday charged Mile Ujic, the former deputy commander of Rogatica Brigade of the Bosnian Serb Army, with committing crimes against humanity in the Rogatica area in 1992 and 1993.

The prosecution said in a statement that Ujic was charged with participating in the persecution of the local population during a widespread and systematic attack on Bosniak civilians in Rogatica.

It alleged that he commanded and personally participated in an attack on the village of Kozadre, where around 20 civilians, including minors and women, were injured and captured afterwards.

Eight men were killed, and houses and other property were set on fire.

According to the prosecution, the remaining civilians were detained and then expelled from the Rogatica municipality.

“The bodies of the eight victims who were killed were found, exhumed and identified after the end of the war,” the prosecution said.

The indictment has been filed to the state court for confirmation.


18. November 2019.

Five former Bosniak fighters went on trial for physically abusing captured Bosnian Serb Army soldiers in the Visegrad, Gorazde and Rogatica areas between 1992 and 1995. The trial of former Bosniak fighters Mustafa Stovrag, Camil Ramic, Mehmedalija Topalovic, Himzo Selimovic and Ramiz Micivoda, who are all accused of prisoner abuse during wartime, opened at the Bosnian state court in Sarajevo on Monday.


28. October 2019.

The prosecution called for the quashing of the verdict acquitting former Bosnian Serb Army soldier Nenad Perovic of assisting the rape of one woman and sexually abusing another in 1992. The prosecution on Monday urged the appeals chamber of the Bosnian state court to quash the verdict acquitting Nenad Perovic of sexual abuse in the village of Dobrasina, near Rogatica, during wartime in 1992.


3. July 2019.

Former Bosnian Army security officer Mehmed Dobraca was charged with committing war crimes against civilians and prisoners of war who were detained in the Rogatica and Gorazde areas in 1995. The Bosnian state court on Wednesday confirmed an indictment accusing Mehmed Dobraca of crimes against civilians and prisoners of war in the period between February and October 1995.