Thursday, January 3, 2008


SARAJEVO, Bosnia (January 3,2008) - After a short-pause for the New Year's holiday, the Bosnian State Court will continue with war crimes hearings today,on Thursday, January 3 when it will decide on extension of costudy for Serbian war criminal Predrag Kujundzic who is charged with war crimes against Bosnian civilians committed in the Bosnian town of Doboj during the 1992-1995 Serbian aggression against Bosnia.

The indictment, filed by the Bosnian State Prosecutor in late December 2007, alleges that Kujundzic led a genocidal Serbian paramilitary group , which is associated with the war crimes committed on the territory of Doboj in 1992 and 1993.Bosnian police arrested Serbian war criminal Kujundzic in October 2007.

The Bosnian State Prosecutor charges him with having "committed, abetted, supported and, despite knowing of the crimes, failed to prevent or punish the perpetrators of murders, sexual slavery, rape, persecution and other inhumane acts aimed at causing of severe suffering and serious bodily injuries".

On Friday, January 4 a plea hearing in the case of Serbian war criminal Gojko Klickovic is due to take place before the War Crimes Chamber of the Bosnian State Court. Klickovic is charged with having committed war crimes against Bosnian civilians on the territory of the northwestern Bosnian town of Bosanska Krupa in 1992,in the early stages of the 1992-1995 Serbian aggression against Bosnia.

The indictment, which was confirmed by the Bosnian State Court on December 19, 2007, alleges that Klickovic, as a member of the genocidal paramilitary formations of the Serbians living in Bosnia, "planned, initiated, ordered and committed" the attacks on Bosanska Krupa, Bosanska Otoka and Ostruznica towns.

In the course of the attacks, a large number of Bosnian civilians were mass murdered by the fascist Serbian aggressor, while their houses were pillaged and set to fire.

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