The Siege of Sarajevo
This section provides an overview of the cases before the ICTY and the Mechanism concerning crimes committed during the Siege of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, from 1992 until the end of 1995. It also contains a selection of archival material and the videos produced by the Mechanism Information Programme for Affected Communities (MIP).
Four persons have been convicted before the ICTY and the Mechanism for the crimes committed during the Siege of Sarajevo:
Selected Case Information
Stanislav Galić (IT-98-29)
Dragomir Milošević (IT-98-29/1)
Radovan Karadžić (IT-95-5/18)
The trial proceedings in this case were held before the ICTY; appeal proceedings were held before the IRMCT.
Ratko Mladić (IT-09-92)
Trial proceedings in this case were held before the ICTY; appeal proceedings were held before the IRMCT.
Slobodan Milošević (IT-02-54)
Đorđe Đukić (IT-96-20)
Selected Archive Material
The selected archive material contains a compilation of audiovisual material admitted into evidence in various ICTY/Mechanism trials related to crimes committed during the Siege of Sarajevo, from 1992 until 1995. When using Mechanism's archive material, please use the following credit: “Footage courtesy of IRMCT”. For third-party content, please seek permission from the content owner.
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Videos produced by the MIP
Remember Markale Victims, 1994
On 5 February 1994, a mortar shell fired by the Army of Republika Srpska exploded in the busy Markale market in Sarajevo, killing at least 67 people and injuring over 140. This was one of the deadliest crimes committed during the siege of Sarajevo.
During the 42-month-long siege, the Markale market was shelled twice, causing numerous civilian casualties.
Remember Markale Victims, 1995
On 28 August 1995, a shell fired by the Army of Republika Srpska landed in front of the main entrance to the Markale market in Sarajevo, killing 43 people and injuring at least 70 others.
This was the second time that the Markale market was shelled, causing numerous civilian casualties.
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