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Youth Centre in Rapatnica

Location: Village of Rapatnica, Municipality of Srebrenik

Importance of the locality:

The Youth Centre in the village of Rapatnica was 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. The facility consisted of the main hall and three auxiliary rooms. Some of the prisoners were held in the basement, without windows, light or water. 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 Youth Centre in Rapatnica, the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina convicted
a member of the so-called Hunting Company Zurahid Mujčinović and sentenced him to 8 years in prison. For crimes committed at the Youth Centre 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

Map:


Updated: 27.11.2020

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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