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Blagojevic & Jokic

Vidoje Blagojevic, Dragan Jokic

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THE HAGUE | 09.01.2013.

VIDOJE BLAGOJEVIC RELEASED FROM PRISON

Former commander of the VRS Bratunac Brigade is granted early release after serving two thirds of his 15-year sentence for aiding and abetting the genocide in Srebrenica
THE HAGUE | 08.05.2008.

BLAGOJEVIC CALLS FOR RETRIAL AND REVIEW OF JUDGMENT

Former commander of the VRS Bratunac Brigade claims that during his trial before the Tribunal his ‘fundamental human rights were jeopardized’. He is calling for a review of the judgment delivered by the Appeals Chamber sentencing him to fifteen years in prison on charges of aiding and abetting of the genocide in Srebrenica
THE HAGUE | 23.09.2005.

APPELLATE PROCEEDINGS IN BLAGOJEVIC AND JOKIC CASE

Both the prosecutor and the defense of Vidoje Blagojevic and Dragan Jokic filed appeals against the sentences to 9 and 18 years in prison. The appellate briefs are now being amended
THE HAGUE | 17.01.2005.

TRIBUNAL RENDERS SECOND JUDGMENT FOR SREBRENICA GENOCIDE

Vidoje Blagojevic was sentenced to 18 years in prison and Dragan Jokic to 9 for the crimes committed in July 1995; as stated in the judgment, these are among the “darkest days in modern European history”, committed with a “level of brutality and depravity not previously seen”. The Trial Chamber found that the accused “did not play a major role” in the Srebrenica crimes, which were planned and committed by “officers from the VRS Main Staff and Republika Srpska MUP.”
THE HAGUE | 01.10.2004.

JOKIC'S DEFENSE CALLS FOR ACQUITTAL

The chief engineer of the Zvornik Brigade "was involved" in the VRS’ Srebrenica operation "mostly as a common soldier," Dragan Jokic’s defense claims in closing arguments
THE HAGUE | 30.09.2004.

FOR KARNAVAS, ATTACK IS THE BEST DEFENSE

The defense counsel for Vidoje Blagojevic, charged with the massacres in Srebrenica in the summer of 1995, calls for his client to be acquitted. In his closing argument, Karnavas levels severe accusations against the prosecution.
THE HAGUE | 29.09.2004.

PROSECUTION RECOMMENDS SENTENCES FOR BLAGOJEVIC AND JOKIC

Prosecutors seek 32 years in prison for Vidoje Blagojevic and between 15 and 20 for Dragan Jokic
THE HAGUE | 29.09.2004.

THE ACCUSED "FOLLOWED THE ILL INTENTS" OF GENERAL MLADIC

During closing arguments at the trial of Vidoje Blagojevic and Dragan Jokic, prosecutors claim to have proven beyond a reasonable doubt the responsibility of the two former Bosnian Serb Army officers for the Srebrenica massacre in the summer of 1995.
THE HAGUE | 16.07.2004.

THE TRUTH CANNOT BE TOLD PUBLICLY YET

At the trial of Dragan Jokic, charged with the crimes in Srebrenica, witness Tanacko Tanic said that it was not advisable, even now, to testify about the mass executions of Bosniak prisoners in July 1995
THE HAGUE | 09.07.2004.

AN OFFICER'S LOG WRITTEN IN A TEMPER

The prosecution puts some unpleasant questions to witness Ljubo Bojanovic about a "trivial note" in the duty officer's log of the Zvornik Brigade, jotted down in July 1995

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