Hotel Mrazište, Hadžići

Location: Igman, Hadžići Municipality

Importance of the locality:

During 1993, the Mrazište Hotel on Mount Igman was used as a detention facility for Serbs and Croats who were brought there from other detention facilities in the area (Silos in Tarčin, Musala in Konjic). The prisoners were subjected to inhumane conditions, psychological, physical and sexual abuse and beatings. The facility was run by the ARBiH Special Zulfikar Unit whose headquarters were at this hotel. The commander of this unit was Zulfikar Ališpago known as Zuka.

Entity: Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Ethnic group: Croats, Serbs

Area that victims came from: Sarajevo and Konjic

Responsibility: ARBiH Special Unit Zulfikar

Court trials:

On 14 June 2013, the Court of BiH confirmed the indictment charging Nedžad Hodžić and Dževad Salčin for war crimes against the civilian population and prisoners of war. The Court of BiH convicted Dževad Salčin and sentenced him to 2 years in prison for crimes committed at this site. The trial against Nedžad Hodžić is ongoing.

Data source: Court of BiH (updated 10.11.2021)

Marked and photographed: 16.11.2021


Updated: 14.12.2021

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