Cvijan Tomanic charged of Crimes against Humanity

On December 13th, 2018, the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina confirmed the indictment charging the accused Cvijan Tomanić with the criminal offense of Crimes against Humanity under Article 172(1)h), as read with Subparagraphs a), e) and k), and Article 180(1) and Article 29, of the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The indictment, inter alia, states that between April 1992 and at least late 1992, in the municipality of Zvornik, within a widespread and systematic attack launched by the Army of Republika Srpska, aimed against non-Serb civilians in the territory of the Zvornik municipality, the accused Cvijan Tomanić, as a member of the Army of Republika Srpska (VRS), VP7469 Zvornik Brigade, knowing of the attack and that his actions constituted part thereof, participated in the persecution of Bosniak civilians on ethnic and religious grounds, in relation to killings, severe deprivation of liberty and other inhumane acts of similar nature, committed with the intention to inflict great suffering or serious physical or mental injury or violation of health.

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