Importance of the locality:
The detention facility was formed in May 1992 and was run by the Crisis Staff of the Rogatica Municipality. The prisoners were mostly Bosniaks. The prisoners were subjected to abuse and sexual violence, and 40 prisoners were killed in the camp and its vicinity.
Entity: Republika Srpska
Ethnic group: Bosniaks
Area that victims came from: Rogatica
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) convicted Momčilo Krajišnik, the wartime speaker of the National Assembly of Republika Srpska, for crimes committed in Rogatica, under the doctrine of command responsibility, and sentenced him to 20 years in prison.Radovan Karadžić, as the president of Republika Srpska and commander in chief of its armed forces, was sentenced to life imprisonment. The Court of BiH convicted Radisav Ljubinac for crimes against humanity committed in the Municipality of Rogatica and sentenced him to 10 years in prison. The Court of BiH convicted Dragoje Paunović for crimes against humanity committed in the Municipality of Rogatica and sentenced him to 20 years in prison.
Data source: ICTY (updated 06.12.2019)
Marked and photographed: 22.02.2017.
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