Milivoj Petkovic, former president of the self-proclaimed Croat-led wartime statelet of Herzeg-Bosnia, wrote a letter from jail to the UN court saying he accepts the verdict sentencing him to 20 years in prison for wartime crimes against Bosniaks.
Bruno Stojic, former defence minister of the unrecognised Bosnian Croat wartime statelet of Herzeg-Bosna, is asking for early release because he will soon have served two-thirds of his 20-year sentence.
The UN court in The Hague has rejected requests for early release from three war crimes convicts because they have not shown signs that they have been rehabilitated – a move applauded by Bosnian war victims’ organisation. Bosnian war victims’ representatives have welcomed decisions by Carmel Agius, president of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals […]
An economics professor, a karate expert, a TV producer - six ex-officials of the Bosnian Croat wartime statelet Herzeg-Bosnia, now awaiting their final verdicts in The Hague, were brought together by the 1990s conflict.
The Hague Tribunal delivers its verdict on six Bosnian Croat ex-officials next week - but the trial has already revealed how Croatia funded the self-proclaimed Herzeg-Bosnia statelet’s forces while they fought the Bosnian Army.
The Hague Tribunal rejected Croatia’s request to be involved in the appeal against the conviction of six Bosnian Croat wartime officials, thwarting Zagreb’s strategy to prove the innocence of 1990s President Franjo Tudjman.
While some consider the first instance verdict against six former Herceg-Bosna leaders shameful and unfair, others say it is a historical decision, which proves that crimes were committed in the Herzegovina and Central Bosnia area.