Bosnia Jails Mostar Fighter for Crimes Against Humanity


The state court in Sarajevo on Monday convicted Savinovic, a former member of the Benko Penavic Convicts’ Battalion of the Croatian Defence Council’s Anti-Terrorist Group, of participating in persecution by committing murders and being involved in the forcible resettlement of Bosniak civilians in the Mostar area from May 1993 to the end of that year.

The verdict said that Savinovic, who was accompanied by three members of the Croatian Defence Council, barged into an apartment where three women and a baby were on July 15, 1993 and took them out.

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