Croatian jurist and ex-President Ivo Josipovic told BIRN that a Zagreb court’s decision to reduce the prison sentence given to former Croatian Defence Council officer Marko Radic does not reflect the gravity of his crime. The court in October cut Radic’s sentence for committing crimes against humanity against Bosniaks in the Mostar area of Bosnia […]
A Zagreb court’s decision to reduce former Bosnian Croat battalion commander Marko Radic’s war crimes sentence caused concerns that other Bosnian convicts with Croatian passports might ask for a transfer to Croatia in search of shorter sentences.
Presenting its closing statements at the retrial for crimes committed in Vojno, near Mostar, the Defence of indictee Dragan Sunjic says that the Prosecution has not proved the crimes for which he is charged, calling on the Appellate Chamber to render a verdict of release.
At the retrial of four former members of the Croatian Defence Council, HVO, for crimes committed in Vojno, near Mostar, a recording of an exchange of civilians made in December 1993 was shown in the courtroom.
The retrial for crimes committed against detainees in Vojno, near Mostar, has been postponed due to the replacement of the Defence attorney for indictee Marko Radic, who revoked the power of attorney for Dragan Barbaric.
A protected Prosecution witness testified at the retrial of four former members of the Croatian Defence Council, HVO, and said he was beaten up and tortured several times during the course of his detention at the Vojno detention camp, near Mostar.