Radovan Karadzic’s Ex-Adviser Goes on Trial


Jovan Tintor, also known as Joja, went on trial on Monday at the Bosnian state court in Sarajevo on charges of unlawful detention, torture, beating, making people do forced labour and murdering Bosniak and Croat victims at several locations including detention camps.

The indictment charges Tintor, the former president of the Crisis Committee of the Vogosca municipality, on eight counts of having participated in a widespread and systematic attack against the non-Serb population in the municipality from April 1992 to the end of July that year.

Among other things, the indictment accuses Tintor with having killed a woman who was in the seventh month of pregnancy.

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