Bašić, Azra

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Year of the incident: 
1992
Derventa, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bašić, Azra
Role: 
Member of the 305th Croatian Army Brigade, and subsequently of the 103rd HVO Brigade
Convicted of: 
War crimes against civilian population in the form of murder, torture and physical abuse
Factual basis: 
On 26 April 1992, together with other members of Croatian Army and HVO, in the Derventa JNA Centre (Dom JNA), Azra Bašić personally murdered one detained civilian, participated in beating of a Serb civilian by making him eat salt and coins, carving cross on his body with a knife, threatening to castrate him, beating him with blunt objects, fists, feet, and inflicting severe physical and mental suffering using sharp and blunt objects.

First Instance Verdict

Date: 
27/12/2017
Court: 
Court of BiH, Criminal Division
Note: 
Sentenced to 14 years of imprisonment

Second Instance Verdict

Date: 
18/04/2018
Court: 
Court of BiH, Appellate Division
Note: 
First instance verdict confirmed