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Bosnian Court confirmed the Case of Milan Trisic charged of Crimes against Humanity

 

On 13 January 2020, the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina confirmed the indictment in the Milan Trišić case, which charges the accused Milan Trišić with the criminal offense of Crimes against Humanity under Article 172(1)h) as read with Subparagraphs a), d), e), f), i) and k), in conjunction with Article 180(1) and Articles 29 and 31 of the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The indictment, inter alia, alleges that between April and October 1992, in the territory of Bratunac municipality, during the armed conflict in Bosnia and Herzegovina and within a widespread and systematic attack launched by the army and police of the Serb Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, subsequently Republika Srpska, aimed against Bosniak civilians in the Bratunac municipality, knowing of the attack and that his actions constituted a part thereof, as a member of the Bratunac Territorial Defense (TO), subsequently the Army of Republika Srpska (VRS), Bratunac Brigade VP 7042, together with other members of TO, VRS, Bratunac Public Security Station (SJB Bratunac) and members of paramilitary units, with a discriminatory intent, the accused Milan Trišić persecuted Bosniak civilian population on national, ethnic and religious grounds in the territory of the village of Hranča and the town of Bratunac, by killing and detaining them, and by subjecting them to other types of serious deprivation of liberty, taking them to camps in violation of the basic rules of international law, by forcible disappearance, torture and other inhumane acts of similar nature, committed with the aim of inflicting great suffering or serious physical or mental injury or deterioration of health, and destruction of private property on a large scale.

On 13 January 2020, the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina confirmed the indictment in the Milan Trišić case, which charges the accused Milan Trišić with the criminal offense of Crimes against Humanity under Article 172(1)h) as read with Subparagraphs a), d), e), f), i) and k), in conjunction with Article 180(1) and Articles 29 and 31 of the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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