Rooms of the Football Club in Rapatnica

Location: Village of Rapatnica, Municipality of Srebrenik

Importance of the locality:

The rooms of the Football Club in the village of Rapatnica were used from mid-May to mid-August 1992 as a detention facility for Serb civilians. The facility was under the authority of the ARBiH Military Police and members of the so-called Hunting Company. Some of the prisoners were held on the ground floor and were taken for interrogation to a room on the first floor. The prisoners were abused and subjected to forced labour. The prisoners remained in Rapatnica until August 1992 when they were transferred to the prison in Tuzla.

Entity: Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Ethnic group: Serbs

Area that victims came from: Srebrenik, surrounding villages and Lopare

Responsibility: Srebrenik Military Police and the so-called Hunting Company

Court trials:

For crimes committed at the Football Club in Rapatnica, the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina convicted the Chief of Military Security at the Srebrenik Territorial Defence Municipal Headquarters, Ekrem Ibračević, sentencing him to 3 years in prison.

Data source: Court of BiH (updated 14.10.2020)

Marked and photographed: 07.10.2020


Updated: 04.07.2021

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