The sign nailed to a tree marking one of the few paved roads bears the name of the village's favourite son: "General Mladic Street".
"I would be happiest if he died before the judgement," said another cousin, Mile Mladic. That was the fate of Slobodan Milosevic, the former leader of Serbia, who died four years into his own genocide trial, ending it without a verdict.
"We would then raise a large monument for him in the village and write the truth. All this that is happening is not the truth. It is a lie. The general is not guilty."