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.

ratko-mladic-s-gifts-to-children-chocolate-and-lies-07-05-2017 06 Jul 17 Ratko Mladic’s Gifts to Children: Chocolate and Lies

Izudin Alic was eight when Bosnian Serb Army chief Ratko Mladic met him and other Bosniak children in Srebrenica in 1995, gave them chocolates, and falsely promised that everyone would be safe.

srebrenica-survivors-desperate-trek-to-freedom-07-03-2017 05 Jul 17 Srebrenica Survivors’ Desperate Trek to Freedom

Thousands of Bosniak men and boys were killed in the woods around Srebrenica in 1995 as they tried to flee Serb forces - but some survived by walking for days, dodging ambushes and minefields.

bosnian-serb-colonel-beara-chose-evil-says-author-07-03-2017 04 Jul 17 Bosnian Serb Colonel Beara ‘Chose Evil’, Says Author

Hatred, nationalism and loyalty to Ratko Mladic made Bosnian Serb Army colonel Ljubisa Beara a key organiser of the Srebrenica massacres, says journalist Ivica Djikic, the author of a novel about the recently-deceased convict.

tito-tourism-turns-yugonostalgia-into-business-07-02-2017 03 Jul 17 Tito Tourism Turns Yugonostalgia into Business

Tourists can now explore Yugoslav leader Tito’s bunker in Bosnia or stay in an apartment decorated in Yugo-retro style in Serbia, as businesses explore new ways to turn the Communist past into profit.

bosnian-clerics-unite-to-condemn-wartime-sexual-violence-06-30-2017 30 Jun 17 Bosnian Clerics Unite to Condemn Wartime Sexual Violence

Leaders of the Orthodox, Islamic, Jewish and Catholic communities signed a declaration denouncing the stigmatisation of survivors of conflict-related sexual violence as Bosnia’s Inter-religious Council continued efforts to promote reconciliation.

kosovo-special-court-prepares-to-charge-ex-guerrillas-06-27-2017 28 Jun 17 Kosovo Special Court Prepares to Charge Ex-Guerrillas

Six years after a Council of Europe report accused Kosovo Liberation Army fighters of brutal crimes, the special court set up to prosecute these allegations is almost ready to issue its first indictments.

wartime-sexual-crimes-a-challenge-for-balkan-prosecutors-06-22-2017 22 Jun 17 Wartime Sexual Crimes: A Challenge for Balkan Prosecutors

Prosecutors in the former Yugoslavia must develop comprehensive policies for dealing with sexual and gender-based crimes to ensure justice for vicims, Hague Tribunal deputy prosecutor Michelle Jarvis told BIRN.

un-needs-to-properly-redress-kosovo-victims-06-21-2017 21 Jun 17 UN Needs to Properly Compensate Kosovo Victims

The United Nations should reconsider its refusal to compensate Kosovo Roma who suffered lead poisoning at UN-run camps after the Kosovo war.

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