Hague verdicts hold High Command under Ratko Mladic most responsible for the carnage in Srebrenica, along with active participation of Bosian Serb army’s Drina Corps.
Sehida Abdurahmanovic recalls the fate of her extended family following the fall of Srebrenica, when the slaughter of men at the hands of the Bosnian Serb army began.
Two recent mafia-style killings have pinpointed the weaknesses in the witness protection programme, prompting fresh calls for the system to be overhauled.
Thousands of Kosovo Roma are still living as refugees in neighboring Serbia, Macedonia and Montenegro, where they face the prospect of permanent statelessness, poverty and social exclusion.
They may have been among the worst criminals of the Bosnian war - but the logistical problems in proving snipers’ responsibility for people’s deaths mean that not one has been convicted.
Serbian politicians have long misused the Kosovo dispute in foreign and domestic policy - and a change of course by the next government looks unlikely, Jadranka Jelincic, Belgrade head of the Fund for an Open Society, says.
Cynical-looking arrests of ethnic Albanians in the election campaign, on the basis of an erroneous interpretation of the amnesty law, has further undermined stability in the tense border region.
Almost twenty years after the war, war veterans across the region feel neglected, but still their problems vary from country to country.
Thirty two years after his death, the cult of personality built around Josip Broz Tito in history teaching across the old Yugoslavia has been replaced with narrower, nationalistic interpretations.
The possible expansion of the competences of the Bosnia and Herzegovina state might undermine all three entities, says one of the creators of the Dayton Agreement, which established modern Bosnia.
Both communities in Kosovo blame politics for the trial of Fatmir Limaj - though from diametrically opposing points of view.
Six years after the referendum on independence, Montenegro has consolidated itself as a state, but dispute over symbols still dominates politics, overshadowing more important priorities.
Serbia badly needs a decisive new prime minister with vision, experience and strength – not a cynical old relic of the Milosevic regime.
The trial is about to start in the Hague of perhaps the most infamous character from the Bosnian war – Ratko Mladic, the man charged with the slaughter of thousands of people in Srebrenica.
In the next stage of the trial, which begins in autumn, the defence aims to call hundreds of witnesses ‘to help Karadzic tell his side of the story’.