witnesses-give-bosnian-serb-fighter-alibi
22 Oct 14 Bosnian Serb Soldier Given Alibi for Visegrad Violence

Two Serb ex-soldiers said their fellow serviceman Vitomir Rackovic was actually on the frontline at the same time he is alleged to have attacked villages in the Visegrad area in 1992.

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mladic-s-witness-blames-muslims-for-foca-conflict
22 Oct 14 Mladic Witness: Muslims Started Conflict in Foca

Bosniaks refused a peace deal that could have averted fighting in the city of Foca in 1992 and began military operations first, a former Bosnian Serb official told Ratko Mladic’s war crimes trial.

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prisoners-tortured-with-electricity
21 Oct 14 Bosnian Serb Policemen Accused of Torture in Bileca

A prosecution witness told the trial of three ex-policemen accused of abusing non-Serb prisoners that detainees were tortured at a police station and a student dorm in Bileca in 1992.

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bosnian-war-crimes-indictments-bring-problems
21 Oct 14 Rise in Bosnia War Crime Indictments Tests Courts

The Bosnian prosecution has indicted 63 people for war crimes this year – a record number compared to previous years – but the increase is stretching the system’s ability to cope.

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problematic-testimony-in-paunovic-favor
21 Oct 14 Mladic Witness: Bosniak Prisoners Murdered in Rogatica

A defence witness admitted at Ratko Mladic’s trial that some prisoners held by Bosnian Serb forces at the Rasadnik camp in Rogatica were murdered in 1992 by ‘extremists’.

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bosniak-fighters-deny-serb-prisoner-abuses-in-srebrenik
20 Oct 14 Bosniak Fighters Deny Serb Prisoner Abuses in Srebrenik

Three former Bosnian military security officials pleaded not guilty to war crimes against civilians, some of whom were allegedly tortured, in the Srebrenik municipality in 1992.

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ex-bosnian-army-serviceman-acquitted-of-war-crimes
17 Oct 14 Bosnian Army Soldier Acquitted of War Crimes

Former serviceman Hajrudin Trle was cleared of killing a Bosnian Serb soldier near Kalesija in the north-east of the country in 1993 due to lack of proof.

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safe-house-for-civilians-in-rogatica
17 Oct 14 Mladic Witness: Serb Forces Kept Civilians Safe

A defence witness told Ratko Mladic’s trial that the Bosnian Serb Army put civilians of all ethnicities in a school in Rogatica in 1992 to protect them from the fighting in the area.

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bosnia-arrests-two-suspects-for-cajnice-killings
16 Oct 14 Bosnia Arrests Two Serb Soldiers for Cajnice Killings

State Investigation and Protection Agency police officers arrested former servicemen Steva and Milosav Jovanovic on suspicion that they killed Bosniak civilians in the Cajnice area in 1992.

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new-cross-raised-in-srebrenica
16 Oct 14 Bosnian Serb Cross Sparks Anger in Srebrenica

People who survived the Srebrenica massacres condemned the raising of a Serbian Orthodox cross near the memorial for the thousands of Bosniaks who were killed in 1995.

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seizing-sarajevo-equals-suicide
16 Oct 14 Mladic Witness: Seizing Sarajevo Meant Suicide

A former officer told Ratko Mladic’s war crimes trial that Bosnian Serb forces were not strong enough to seize Sarajevo during the 1992-95 siege of the city.

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three-war-crimes-suspects-arrested-in-bosnia-1
15 Oct 14 Bosnia Arrests Three War Crimes Suspects

The Bosnian State Investigation and Protection Agency arrested three men, two Croat fighters and one Bosniak soldier, who are suspected of war crimes in Livno and Mostar during the 1990s conflict.

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no-organized-expulsion-from-rogatica
15 Oct 14 Mladic Witness: Bosnian Serbs Didn’t Organise Expulsions

A defence witness told Ratko Mladic’s war crimes trial that the Bosnian Serb military and civilian authorities did not organise the expulsion of non-Serbs from the Rogatica area in 1992.

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witness-fainted-during-testimony-on-son-s-murder
15 Oct 14 Mother Recalls Teenage Son’s Murder by Croat Fighter

A Bosniak woman fainted in the courtroom as she testified how Croatian Defence Council fighter Ivo Crepuja shot her son dead in a village near Zenica in 1993.

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icty-to-fully-close-in-2017-meron-says
14 Oct 14 UN War Crimes Court to Close in 2017

The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia will completely shut down in 2017 after delivering its last war crimes ruling, said the court’s president Theodor Meron.

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