Thursday, September 4, 2008


SARAJEVO, Bosnia (September 4,2008) - The Bosnian State Court confirmed yesterday the indictment against Serbian war crimianl Radomir Vukovic, which charges him with genocide.Serbian war criminal Radomir Vukovic (34), a former member of the genocidal Serbian fascist aggressor's formations, is currently held in custody in Bosnia, as per an order rendered on August 8 this year, when he was extradited from the genocidal Serbia to Bosnia.

The indictment states that, from July 10 to July 19, 1995,during the 1992-1995 Serbian aggression against Bosnia, Serbian war criminal Radomir Vukovic participated in a joint criminal enterprise, with an aim of forcibly deporting about 40 thousand of Bosnian civilians from the UN protected zone in the eastern Bosnian town of Srebrenica.

Besides that Serbian war criminal Radomir Vukovic participated in the mass murder of about 10 thousand Bosnian civilians.

The State Prosecution announced its intention to merge this indictment with the one against Serbian war criminal Zoran Tomic, who is charged with the murdering of some 1500 Bosnian civilians in the Bosnian village of Kravice in July 1995.

Serbian war criminal Radomir Vukovic is considered responsible for the mass murder of about 1500 Bosnian civilians in the Agricultural Cooperative in Kravice on July 13,1995. It is stated that he threw bombs at the Bosnian civilians, while other genocidal Serbian aggressor's soldiers were murdering them by shooting from machine guns and throwing bombs.

In July this year the Bosnian State Court rendered a first instance verdict, sentencing seven former members of the genocidal Serbian fascist aggressor's formations,who participated in this mass murder, to a total of 284 years' imprisonment for genocide.

Besides the mass murder in Kravice, Serbian war crimianl Radomir Vukovic is charged with participating in searching Bosnian villages in the Srebrenica area, forcing the residents to leave their houses and taking them to Potocari, although he knew that those Bosnian civilians would be permanently evicted from that area.

The indictment further states that Serbian war crimianl Radomir Vukovic ensured the passability of the road, which was taken by buses and trucks, forcibly transporting Bosnian women, children and the elderly to the territory controlled by the Bosnian Army.

It further states that, on July 13, 1995 he participated in "an operation, consisting of patrolling and attacking a column of Bosnian civilians in the area near the eastern Bosnian village of Kamenica, by shooting at it from tanks, anti-aircraft cannons and other types of infantry arms".

Besides the indictment, the Bosnian State Prosecution filed a motion, requesting the extension of custody for Serbian war criminal Radomir Vukovic, claiming that he might attempt to flee, influence witnesses, accomplices and absconders, as well as disturb public order and peace.

The Bosnian State Court will render its decision at a later stage.

Serbian war crimianl Radomir Vukovic is due to attend a plea hearing before the Bosnian State Court within the next 15 days.

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