On an order of a Prosecutor from the Special Department for Organised Crime, Economic Crime and Corruption of the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH, police officers of the BiH Border Police are carrying out an operation codenamed “BOAT”, aimed at searching and depriving a large number of individuals of their liberty.
A Prosecutor of the Special Department for War Crimes of the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH has filed an indictment against Radomir Nedić, born in 1943 in Doboj, and Ratko Đurko, born in 1943 in Ugljevik.
In a coordinated operation of the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH and SIPA, the persons suspected of organising the smuggling of migrants across the border on the Drina River for a longer period of time were deprived of their liberty.
The exhumation process was completed under the supervision of the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH at the Prosara-Bijakovac site, Kozarska Dubica municipality. The remains of one male person were found.
Chief Prosecutor Gordana Tadić has called for additional efforts and engagement of Prosecutors and staff of the Special Department for Organized Crime, Economic Crime, Corruption and Terrorism and the General Department III, with the aim of achieving the best possible results, despite the limitations, restrictions and difficulties caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The project relates to a Comparative Study on the Mechanism of Reparations for Crimes and Violations of International Humanitarian Law in the Western Balkans Countries.
The operation is being carried out in coordination with partner institutions from the European Union, because citizens and legal entities from EU countries have been harmed by the committed criminal offenses.
In its work, the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH has good and open cooperation with the ICTY/IRMCT as a partner institution in the fight against impunity of war crimes.
Chief Prosecutor Gordana Tadić has called for additional efforts and engagement of Prosecutors and staff of the Special Department for War Crimes, with the aim of achieving the best possible results in this Department, despite the limitations, restrictions and difficulties caused by the Covid- 19 pandemic.
The central topics at the meeting were the work of Prosecutor’s Offices and police agencies in difficult conditions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as the handling of war crimes cases in line with the recently adopted Revised War Crimes Strategy.