men-don-t-cry-revealing-balkan-veterans-emotions-08-15-2017 16 Aug 17 ‘Men Don’t Cry’: Revealing Balkan Veterans’ Emotions

A new feature film made by a Bosnian war veteran dramatically explores the minds of men who fought in the 1990s and how it affected them psychologically and emotionally.

how-a-bosnian-boy-survived-a-firing-squad-08-10-2017 14 Aug 17 How a Bosnian Boy Survived a Firing Squad

Jasmin Causevic was 13 when he found himself in front of a Bosnian Serb firing squad - and despite being seriously wounded, he survived by hiding out in a basement for days.

a-bosnian-war-criminal-s-quest-for-forgiveness-08-08-2017 10 Aug 17 A Bosnian War Criminal’s Quest for Forgiveness

In a new film, convicted war criminal Esad Landzo seeks out former prisoners who he abused when he was an 18-year-old during the Bosnian war in 1992, and asks them to forgive him.

ailing-defendants-cause-headaches-for-hague-tribunal-08-04-2017 07 Aug 17 Ailing Defendants Cause Headaches for Hague Tribunal

The fear of another defendant dying in custody before his final verdict like Slobodan Milosevic has made the UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague take unusual precautionary measures.

croatia-s-operation-storm-crimes-unpunished-22-years-on-08-03-2017 04 Aug 17 Croatia’s Operation Storm: Crimes Unpunished 22 Years On

An NGO’s criminal complaint accusing unknown perpetrators of committing war crimes during the Croatian military’s Operation Storm, whose 22nd anniversary is marked this weekend, highlights the lack of prosecutions so far.

yazidi-massacre-survivors-learn-lessons-from-srebrenica-08-03-2017 03 Aug 17 Yazidi Massacre Survivors Learn Lessons from Srebrenica

Three years after the Islamic State mass killings of Yazidis in Iraq, survivors want to emulate the bereaved women of Srebrenica and have the massacres recognised as genocide and the killers put on trial.

tragic-search-for-victims-of-croatia-s-operation-storm-08-02-2017 03 Aug 17 Tragic Search for Victims of Croatia’s Operation Storm

As the 22nd anniversary of Croatia’s victorious Operation Storm approaches, researchers who first investigated the killings of Serb civilians during and after the military campaign speak about the brutality they encountered.

poison-gas-the-bosnian-war-s-forgotten-weapon-07-27-2017 27 Jul 17 Poison Gas: The Bosnian War’s Forgotten Weapon

Poison gas and other toxic chemicals were used dozens of times during the Bosnian conflict to torture and murder prisoners, but almost no one has been held directly responsible in court.

the-srebrenica-refugee-camp-that-never-closed-07-21-2017 24 Jul 17 The Srebrenica Refugee Camp that Never Closed

A hundred kilometres from Srebrenica, 400 female relatives and survivors of the 1995 genocide still live in the rundown temporary camp where they found shelter, and say they will never return home.

kosovo-war-court-president-promises-impartial-justice-07-19-2017 20 Jul 17 Kosovo War Court President Promises Impartial Justice

The president of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers, Ekaterina Trendafilova, told BIRN the new court has no ethnic bias, will protect its witnesses from intimidation and deliver justice impartially and independently.

serving-coffee-in-chicago-for-srebrenica-s-missing-07-12-2017 12 Jul 17 Serving Coffee in Chicago for Srebrenica’s Missing

Bosnian-born artist Aida Sehovic placed thousands of cups of coffee on a Chicago square to mark the anniversary of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide, creating a unique memorial that tells the public how the victims died.

srebrenica-the-massacres-that-went-unpunished-07-09-2017 11 Jul 17 Srebrenica: The Massacres that Went Unpunished

Twenty-two years after the Srebrenica massacres, direct perpetrators of mass killings of Bosniaks at several lesser-known execution sites have still not been charged or put on trial.

video-messages-from-the-dead-of-srebrenica-07-07-2017 10 Jul 17 Video Messages from the Dead of Srebrenica

Recordings made by a Srebrenica man called Velid Delic, who was killed in the 1995 massacres, show life in the town during the war years - with poignant messages from people who never survived.

srebrenica-genocide-convicts-return-to-freedom-07-06-2017 07 Jul 17 Srebrenica Genocide Convicts Return to Freedom

Twelve Bosnian Serbs convicted of genocide have served their sentences and been released - some have returned to live in places where the massacres happened, while others continue to deny that Srebrenica was genocide.

dodging-death-in-srebrenica-s-mass-executions-07-05-2017 07 Jul 17 Dodging Death in Srebrenica’s Mass Executions

Wounded by executioners’ gunfire and left for dead by Bosnian Serb troops, Nedzad Avdic recalls how he managed to survive a mass shooting of Bosniaks from Srebrenica in July 1995.

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