search_tooltip! X

Sense Tribunal

Mrksic et al. - "Vukovar Hospital"

Mile Mrksic, Miroslav Radic, Veselin Sljivancanin

News 44

THE HAGUE | 26.10.2005.

MRKSIC DID NOT KNOW DETAILS ABOUT THE AGREEMENT TO EVACUATE THE HOSPITAL

As Dr. Vesna Bosanac testifies, the accused Mile Mrksic did not oppose the evacuation of the Vukovar hospital, but ostensibly did not know how it was supposed to be done, in accordance with an agreement signed the day before by the representatives of the JNA and the Croatian authorities
THE HAGUE | 25.10.2005.

RED CROSS AS "TARGET" FOR PLANES AND TANKS

Dr. Vesna Bosanac, testifying as the first prosecution witness at the Vukovar Three trial, said she had marked the hospital building in Vukovar with a large Red Cross sign. As the people complained later, this made it "a great target for the planes, tanks and cannon" of the JNA
THE HAGUE | 11.10.2005.

MILITARY PRECISION OF THE OPERATION AT OVCARA IN VUKOVAR

In his opening statement at the trial of the Vukovar Three, the prosecutor notes that the selection of the people from the Vukovar hospital, their transportation, provisional detention, execution and burial in a mass grave were an "operation that required military precision". Sljivancanin and Radic deny any responsibility for the crime at Ovcara and put their trust in "truth and justice". The presentation of evidence will begin on 25 October
THE HAGUE | 10.10.2005.

PROSECUTION REDUCES ITS CASE AGAINST THE VUKOVAR THREE

At the last pre-trial conference, prosecutor Marks Moore announced that the prosecution would try to complete the presentation of its evidence against Mrksic, Radic and Sljivancanin by the end of January 2006. Dr. Vesna Bosanac will be called as the first prosecution witness
THE HAGUE | 07.10.2005.

THE VUKOVAR THREE TRIAL SET TO BEGIN

Ten years after the issuing of the indictment, the three former JNA officers charged with the massacre in Ovcara near Vukovar will go on trial. The prosecution case is expected to take about 25 weeks
THE HAGUE | 26.09.2005.

THE VUKOVAR THREE TRIAL BEGINS 10 OCTOBER

The beginning of the prosecution case at trial of the Vukovar Three will be postponed by two weeks, instead of four to six weeks the defense had asked for. The three former JNA officers are ćarged with the mašacre at Ovcara in Vukovar
THE HAGUE | 07.09.2005.

“VUKOVAR THREE” SEEK A POSTPONEMENT

The defense counsel of the former JNA officers charged with the crimes against prisoners in Vukovar asks for more time to prepare the defense and proposes that the trial date set for October be postponed
THE HAGUE | 01.07.2005.

'THE VUKOVAR THREE" REMAIN IN THE HAGUE

The referral bench decides that the Vukovar Three case "is not an obvious case for referral" to national courts in Croatia or SCS and grants Carla del Ponte's request. The judges support the decision by noting the high rank of the accused, seriousness of the crime and feelings the Vukovar case generates in the region
THE HAGUE | 09.06.2005.

THE “VUKOVAR THREE” TO BE TRIED IN THE HAGUE

Quoting unspecified "potential difficulties" that might occur if the case is referred to SCG or Croatia, and the importance given to the case of the three former JNA officers charged with the massacre in Vukovar by the UN Security Council, the prosecution seeks to withdraw its application to refer the case to local courts
THE HAGUE | 12.05.2005.

BATTLE FOR VUKOVAR

At the hearing on the prosecutors’ application to refer the “Vukovar Three” case to the judiciary of Croatia or Serbia and Montenegro possible advantages and flaws of trials in Belgrade and Zagreb were discussed. How to establish balance between the victims’ interests and the rights of the accused?

Cases

Schedule

Until SENSE Center website is launched there will be no new content for the newsletter available.