Bratstvo i Jedinstvo Primary School

Location: Odžak

Importance of the locality:

The former Bratstvo i Jedinstvo Primary School (today called Vladimir Nazor) in Odžak was used from May to mid-July 1992 as a detention facility for some 700 Serb men, women and children, and was run by the HVO Military Police. Prisoners were subjected to detention, forced labour, inhumane conditions, and interrogations and abuse.

Entity: Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Ethnic group: Serbs

Area that victims came from: Odžak and the surrounding area

Responsibility: HVO Military Police

Court trials:

Ferid Halilović was convicted by the District Court in Doboj for war crimes against Serbs in Odžak and sentenced to 15 years in prison.
The Court of BiH, acting in the second instance, convicted Albina Terzić as a member of the HVO Military Police and sentenced her to three years in prison.

Data source: Court of BiH, District Court in Doboj (updated 18.03.2021)

Marked and photographed: 28.02.2021


Updated: 04.07.2021

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Croat Defense Forces - HOS
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Police station - SJB
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