Kayak Club

Location: Brod

Importance of the locality:

The Kayak Club facility in Brod was used from June to October 1992 to detain Serbs from the Brod area. The site was run by members of the HVO. THe prisoners were mostly men, but there were some women and girls among them. At least 30 prisoners were confined in a single room at the Kayak Club. They had to sleep on the floor and had no toilet.

Entity: Republika Srpska

Ethnic group: Serbs

Area that victims came from: Brod i Posavina

Responsibility: HVO

Court trials:

The Court of BiH convicted Josip Tolić, former member of HVO, for crimes committed in Odžak and Bosanski Brod and sentenced him to 10 years in prison. Josip Tolić was found guilty of inhuman treatment and beatings of Serb civilians detained at facilities in Odžak and Bosanski Brod.

Data source: Court of BiH (updated 06.12.2019)

Marked and photographed: 23.05.2017.


Updated: 25.02.2020

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