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Prisoner Accounts From

Visoko Camp (Bosniak TDF-run)


13 June 92:
A 24-year-old Serbian civilian from Visoko was arrested with his father and two brothers by Bosnian Muslim Territorial Defense Forces on June 13. He witnessed the beating death of Slobodan Gogic on that day.

Pointing to a wound on his elbow, as evidence of his own torture, the witness identified those who had beaten himself, Gogic, and other prisoners.

20 June 92:
A 27-year-old Serbian civilian from Okolisce, a village near Visoko, witnessed the killing of six unarmed Serb civilians by a Bosnian Territorial Defense soldier on June 20 in Okolisce. He witnessed those shootings from his neighbor's house, and stated that among the victims were the wife and son of a Serb neighbor. During this attack, a Muslim neighbor saved the life of the witness.

Later on June 20, this man witnessed the beating death of Bosko Rakovic at Visoko camp by a Muslim guard whom he identified.

26 June 92:
A 19-year-old Serbian civilian from Visoko witnessed the beating death of Milivoje Samardzic when Muslims arrested him and brought him to Visoko camp. He identified those responsible for the death.
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