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profile_441.jpg 25.11.2014   Milorad Trbic Former Yugoslavia Bosnia Herzegovina Sentenced

Milorad Trbic was born on 22 February 1958 in the village of Ponijevo, in Zenica (Bosnia and Herzegovina). He performed regular service with the Yugoslav National Army (JNA) between 1977 and 1978. With the outbreak of war in Bosnia, he joined the Army of Republika Srpska (VRS). He was appointed...

profile_583.jpg 25.11.2014   Miguel Osvaldo Etchecolatz Argentina Argentina Sentenced

Miguel Etchecolatz was born in 1929. During the first years of the military dictatorship in Argentina, he was Commissioner General of Police in Buenos Aires and the right-hand man of Police Chief Ramón Camps. From March 1976 until late 1977, he served as Director of Investigations of the...

profile_196.jpg 24.11.2014   Vojislav Seselj Former Yugoslavia ICTY (Yugoslavia) On trial

Vojislav Seselj was born in Sarajevo in 1954. He succeeded brilliantly with his law studies at the university there as well as at the University of Belgrade, where he obtained his Doctorate in 1979.

He started out as a communist but, with the passing of time, he adopted a critical...

RUZNIC_Adil_img.png 24.11.2014   Adil Ruznic Former Yugoslavia Bosnia Herzegovina On trial

Adil Ružnić was born in Bihać on 2 August 1967 in Bosnia and Herzegovina. He was a Security Officer of the Fifth Corps of Bosnia and Herzegovina Army. He is married and served in the army from 1986-87 at the rank of major. 

During the widespread and systematic attack of...

LUSHTAKU_Sami_img.jpg 24.11.2014   Sami Lushtaku Kosovo Kosovo On trial

Sami Lushtaku served in the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) during the Kosovo War. After the war, Lushtaku became mayor of the town Skenderaj/Srbice in Kosovo. He held the position twice and was elected a third time, but could not accept it due to the uncertainty of his current legal...

Nizami_Motiur_Rahman.jpg 20.11.2014   Moulana Motiur Rahman Nizami Bangladesh Bangladesh Sentenced

Moulana Motiur Rahman Nizami was born on 31 March 1943 in the Pabna District, at the time part of the Bengal province in the British colonial empire, after 1947 known as East Pakistan, and since 1971 territory of the independent state of Bangladesh. He attended the University of Dhaka, where he...

BUNGUR_Emilio_img.png 20.11.2014   Emilio Bungur Former Yugoslavia Croatia Sentenced

Emilio Bungur was born on 10 February 1960 in Šibenik, Croatia. Bungur served as a guard of the 72nd Battalion of the Croatian Army Military Police in the Lora Military Investigative Centre in Split, Croatia during the Serb-Croat war between 1991 and 1995.

Bungur and seven other members...

TEGANYA_Jean_Leonard_img.jpg 17.11.2014   Jean Léonard Teganya Rwanda Rwanda Investigations underway

Jean Léonard Teganya was born on 12 November 1971 and is of Rwandan nationality.

An ethnic Hutu, he was a medical intern at Butare University Hospital when Hutu extremists killed nearly 200 Tutsi patients, medical staff and moderate Hutus there during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Some...

3_1313768144_B.jpg 17.11.2014   Reynaldo Benito Antonio Bignone Argentina Argentina Sentenced

Reynaldo Benito Antonio Bignone was born in Moron, Argentina on 21 January 1928. When he was 19 years old, he joined the Infantry. He studied at the Escuela Superior de Guerra in Spain during Franco’s regime. In 1964 he was named head of the VI Infantry Regiment and in 1975,...

profile_930.jpg 17.11.2014   David Matthew Hicks Afghanistan United States Sentenced

David Hicks was born in Adelaide, South Australia to Terry Hicks and Susan Hicks. At school he was considered to be a troublesome child and reportedly experimented with alcohol and drugs. When Hicks was 14 he was expelled from High School. Subsequently Hicks was employed at various jobs...

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