19 Dec 14 Mladic ‘Told Serb Troops to Act Like Knights’

A defence witness at the war crimes trial of Ratko Mladic said that the former Bosnian Serb military chief ordered his men not to harm Bosniak prisoners from Srebrenica.

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18 Dec 14 Mladic Witness Recalls ‘Genuine Hatred of Serbs’

A defence witness at Ratko Mladic’s war crimes trial said Serb forces did not persecute Bosniaks and Croats in the Sanski Most area, but responded to a real armed threat.

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18 Dec 14 Bosnian Croat Fighter Indicted for Mostar Persecution

Former Croatian Defence Council fighter Mile Puljic was indicted for involvement in wartime crimes against Bosniaks, including arrests, torture and using people as human shields on the frontline.

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17 Dec 14 UN Troops ‘Detained to Stop NATO Attacks’

A Bosnian Serb journalist told Ratko Mladic’s trial that he filmed captive UN peacekeepers for a TV report in a bid to stop further NATO air strikes on the Bosnian Serb Army in 1995.

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16 Dec 14 Bosnia Arrests Ten Wartime Serb Security Officials

The former Bosnian Serb police and military officials are accused of the mass persecution of Bosniaks in July 1992, when 67 civilians from a village in the Zvornik municipality were killed.

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16 Dec 14 Applauding Mladic Ejected from Courtroom

Ratko Mladic was temporarily ejected from his war crimes trial at the Hague Tribunal for clapping his hands when a witness said he would go down in history as a positive person.

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16 Dec 14 Bosnian Serb Policemen Jailed for Wartime Murder

Ex-policemen Slobodan Tarandzic and Dusko Zec were sentenced to three years in prison each for war crimes over the killing of a Bosniak in the Serb-led Republika Srpska entity in 1993.

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15 Dec 14 Missing Persons Commission Gets Permanent Global Role

The International Commission on Missing Persons, founded to identify people who disappeared during the Yugoslav wars, will now move its headquarters from Sarajevo to The Hague.

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15 Dec 14 Bosniak Soldier ‘Wasn’t Near Trusina Massacre Site’

A witness said his own investigation showed that Nihad Bojadzic, former deputy commander of the Bosnian Army’s Zulfikar Squad, wasn’t near Trusina when more than 20 Bosnian Croats were killed.

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12 Dec 14 Bosnia Charges 15 Serbs for Zecovi Massacre

The former fighters and local Serb officials are accused of involvement in the mass killings, rapes and torture of Bosniaks in the village of Zecovi near Prijedor in the summer of 1992.

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12 Dec 14 Alleged Bosnian Wartime Child-Killer Surrenders

Former Bosnian Serb Army soldier Radoman Fundup, who is suspected of killing several civilians including children aged six and 13 in Foca in 1992, gave himself up to the authorities.

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12 Dec 14 Serbs ‘Wanted to Stop Bosnian Islamic State’

The Bosnian Serbs’ wartime goal was not to destroy the country, but to stop Bosniaks establishing an Islamic state, a former Serb official told Ratko Mladic’s trial.

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11 Dec 14 Hague Defendants’ Health Problems Threaten Trials

The Hague Tribunal’s president warned that long-awaited verdicts in the war crimes trials of Ratko Mladic, Goran Hadzic and Vojislav Seselj are being delayed because of their poor health.

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11 Dec 14 Mladic Witness: Serb Forces ‘Helped Loyal Bosniaks’

A former Bosnian Serb officer told Ratko Mladic’s trial that Bosniaks loyal to the Serb authorities in the Rogatica area were ‘relocated’ in 1992 because of threats from their own side.

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10 Dec 14 Bosniak Soldiers Charged with Wartime Rape

The Bosnian State prosecution raised an indictment charging two former Bosnian Army soldiers with raping a Serb woman in 1994 in the north-western Bihac region.

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