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Case name

Gornji Rahić, BH

Case number


Number of victims


Persons indicted


Rank(s) of person(s) indicted

member of the security structures within the Muslim armed forces

Indictment date

Case stage

indictment raised

Duration of proceedings since trial commencement

2 years 11 months

Witnesses examined

Date and outcome of the first instance verdict

Date and outcome of decision on appeal

Date and outcome of verdict in new trial

Criminal offence

war crime against civilian population under article 142 (1) in conjunction with war crime against prisoners of war under article 144 of the FRY Criminal Act, committed in co-perpetration re article 22 of the same Act.

Background facts

Procedural remarks

The War Crimes Prosecutor rendered the Order to conduct investigation on 24/11/2019.