Batković agricultural estate

Location: Bijeljina

Importance of the locality:

The camp at the village of Batković near Bijeljina called the Concentration Centre was formed in 1992 and became a site of detention for Bosniak civilians and soldiers run by the VRS. It remained in operation up to 1994. The prisoners were abused, forced to do hard labour and killed.

Entity: Republika Srpska

Ethnic group: Bosniaks, Croats

Area that victims came from: BiH

Responsibility: VRS

Court trials:

Petar Dmitrović, as the commander of the camp, Đoko Pajić as his successor, Đorđe Kristić as Pajić’s successor and Ljubomir Mičić as the commander of the guards are being tried at the District Court in Bijeljina. The proceedings were initiated by the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH.

Data source: District Court in Bijeljina (updated 06.12.2019)

Marked and photographed: 22.02.2017.


Updated: 15.02.2020

Army of Republic of Bosnia and Hercegovina - ARBiH
Security services command centre - CSB
Herzeg Bosnia - HB
Croat Defense Forces - HOS
Army of Croatia - HV
Croat Defense Council - HVO
Yugoslav National Army - JNA
International Crime Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia - ICTY
Ministry of Interior - MUP
People's Defense of the Autonomous Province of Western Bosnia - NO APZB
Police station - SJB
Serb Army of Krajina - SVK
Territorial defense of Bosnia-Herzegovina - TO BiH
Army of Republic of Srpska - VRS
Army of Yugoslavia - VJ