Weekly column by Christian Schwarz-Schilling, High Representative for BiH: “Stankovic Fiasco Highlights Need for State Prison”

The escape from Foca Prison last weekend of Radovan Stankovic, serving 20 years for enslavement, torture, imprisonment and rape constituting crimes against humanity, has pointed up the inadequacies of the overstretched and under-funded prison systems in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the urgent need for proper coordination among the country’s law-enfo [...]