Person: Jurisic Ilija

26. August 2013.

While cross-examining Defence’s expert in history Robert Donia, Ratko Mladic’s Defence says that the referendum on independence of Bosnia and Herzegovina in February 1992 was “unlawful and anti-constitutional”, because it was conducted despite opposition by Serbs, as one of the constitutional peoples, and violated the constitutional prohibition of outvoting based on ethnic grounds.

11. October 2010.

The Appellate Court in Belgrade has overturned the first-instance verdict against former Bosnian security officer Ilija Jurisic and ordered a retrial in a controversial case that has strained relations between Sarajevo and Belgrade.


1. October 2009.

The Court in Belgrade has not established Ilija Jurisic's criminal responsibility beyond reasonable doubt and the reasons for the conviction, according to the Humanitarian Law Fund, are "unconvincing".