Person: Stanisic Ostoja


11. October 2018.
Former Bosnian Serb battalion commander Ostoja Stanisic was sentenced to five years in prison for assisting the commission of genocide of Bosniaks from Srebrenica in July 1995. The appeals chamber of the Bosnian state court on Thursday upheld the conviction of Ostoja Stanisic, the former commander of the Sixth Battalion of the Bosnian Serb Army’s Zvornik Brigade, but reduced his sentence from 11 to five years.


5. July 2017.
At the retrial of former Serbian security chiefs Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic in The Hague, a prosecution witness said Serb police robbed and killed Croats in an attack on a Croatian village in 1991. A written statement by a protected prosecution witness codenamed RFJ-072, accusing local Serb police of committing crimes during an attack on the Croatian village of Saborsko in the country’s Lika region in November 1991, was read in the courtroom at the retrial of Stanisic and Simatovic at the Mechanism for International Tribunals on Wednesday.

10. February 2016.
Testifying at the trial of two former members of the Bosnian Serb Army charged with genocide in Srebrenica, a state prosecution witness said the command of the Bosnian Serb Army’s Sixth Battalion was located in an old school building in Petkovci. This contradicts previous statements given by the witness during the investigation phase of the case.