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31 Aug 15 Bosnian Serb Soldier Jailed for 18 Years

Former Bosnian Serb Army serviceman Oliver Krsmanovic was sentenced to 18 years in prison for crimes against humanity including the killings and forced disappearances of Bosniaks in Visegrad in 1992.

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31 Aug 15 Serbia, Bosnia Mark ‘Day of the Disappeared’

Families of people who went missing during the 1990s conflicts and have not been found marked the annual Day of the Disappeared by urging the authorities to do more to find their relatives’ bodies.

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31 Aug 15 Bosniak Parents Reject School Boycott Compromise

Parents planning to boycott schools in protest at the Bosnian Serb government’s renaming of the Bosnian language as ‘Bosniak’ said that a compromise offered by officials was unacceptable.

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31 Aug 15 Bosnian Serb Leader Slams Naser Oric Indictment

The president of Bosnia’s Serb-dominated entity Republika Srpska has called the war crimes indictment of former Bosnian Army general Naser Oric “a farce” that will inevitably end in acquittal.

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28 Aug 15 Renaming of Bosnian Language Sparks School Boycott

Dozens of Bosniak parents will send their children to a temporary educational establishment instead of regular schools in protest at the Bosnian Serb government’s renaming of the Bosnian language as ‘Bosniak’.

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27 Aug 15 Srebrenica Commander Naser Oric Charged With War Crimes

Former Bosnian Army general Naser Oric, who led Bosniak forces in battles against Serb troops in Srebrenica, was charged with war crimes against Serb prisoners in the area in 1992. 

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26 Aug 15 Mladic Trial: Dispute Over Srebrenica Bodies in Serbia

At Ratko Mladic’s war crimes trial, a defence demographics expert rejected a prosecution report that said victims of the Srebrenica massacres were washed up by a river across the border in Serbia.

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26 Aug 15 Bosnia Charges Prosecutor with War Crimes Case Negligence

State-level prosecutor Mirko Lecic is accused of negligently stalling an investigation into war crimes against Serb civilians in a village near Sarajevo for over four years.

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25 Aug 15 Bosnian Police Chief Blamed for Vucic Attack Exonerated

A parliamentary committee has refused to sack a Bosnian police chief following accusations that he was to blame for the attack on the Serbian PM at the Srebrenica commemorations.

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24 Aug 15 Mladic Trial: Defence Disputes Prosecution Forensic Evidence

At the trial of Ratko Mladic, demographics expert Svetlana Radovanovic said the Hague Tribunal’s prosecution had inflated the numbers of Bosniaks who went missing from Srebrenica in July 1995.

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24 Aug 15 Bosnian Serb Soldier Charged with Konjic Rape

The Bosnian state prosecution raised an indictment against former Bosnian Serb fighter Radivoje Soldo, accusing him of illegally detaining and raping a woman in Konjic in 1992.

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19 Aug 15 BIRN Film on Kosovo Makes Debut in Sarajevo

BIRN documentary on some of the most brutal crimes of the Kosovo war had its international premiere at this year’s Sarajevo Film Festival.

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17 Aug 15 BIRN’s War Movie Premieres at Sarajevo Film Festival

BIRN’s latest feature-length documentary ‘The Unidentified’, investigating the commanders responsible for some of the most brutal attacks of the Kosovo war, will be screened at this year’s Sarajevo Film Festival.

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14 Aug 15 Bosnia Struggles with War Rape Compensation

Landmark verdicts from the Bosnian state court ordering wartime rapists to compensate their victims have run into trouble because the convicted men might be too poor to pay.

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13 Aug 15 Attack on Bosnian Muslims Raises Tensions in Prijedor

Apparently unprovoked assault of four Bosniaks in north-western town aggravates ethnic tensions in region that has seen a spate of such incidents recently.

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