A court expert and neuropsychiatrist testifying at the trial of Ramiz Avdovic and Iulian-Nicolae Vintila said prisoners detained at the Viktor Bubanj military barracks and the central prison experienced severe physical and psychological harm.
Presenting its appeal to the Supreme Court of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the defense of Franjo Pravdic said their client had been wrongly found guilty of murder due to mistakes made during the initial investigation.
Some the candidates who were elected as the best possible fits for positions at the Prosecutors Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina never raised an indictment. Young and without extensive prosecutorial experience, these hires are working on war crimes cases, one of the most complex areas of criminal law.
Legal experts and judicial officials have criticised the state prosecution for raising indictments for individual war crimes, reducing complex and wide-ranging attacks to a series of more minor incidents.