25 May 17 Divjak Faces War Crime Charges in Bosnia

Police in the southern Bosnian town of Trebinje have filed war crimes charges against retired Bosnian army general Jovan Divjak for allegedly committing crimes against Serbs in the 1992-5 war.

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24 May 17 Mladic Lawyers Mull Street Protests Seeking his Release

Ratko Mladic’s lawyer said they may urge people in Serbia to take to the streets and protest in support of their demand for the temporary release of the Bosnian Serb leader.

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24 May 17 Bosnia Court Acquits Serbs of Srebrenica Hate Speech

The Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina has acquitted Milan Mandic and local TV station employees of charges of inciting hatred and intolerance in 2014, by allegedly calling the Srebrenica massacre 'God's justice'.

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24 May 17 US Deports Serb Wanted Over Srebrenica Killings

The US on Monday deported Srdjan Bilic to Serbia, where he is wanted in connection with war crimes committed in 1995 in Srebrenica in eastern Bosnia.

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23 May 17 Mladic Appeals ICTY Denial of Temporary Release

Former Bosnian Serb military leader, Ratko Mladic’s defence has appealed The Hague Tribunal decision not to grant him temporary release for medical treatment in Russia.

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22 May 17 Bosnian Courts Urged to Disperse War Crime Trials

The problem of war crimes prosecution is one of the biggest issues facing the courts in Bosnia, and more cases must be transferred from the state court to lower courts, a Sarajevo conference heard.

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18 May 17 Wartime Rapes of Men Remains Taboo in Bosnia

Some 3,000 men and boys were raped during the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1990s, but their stories remain untold in Bosnia's macho culture, the Williams Institute reports.

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17 May 17 Wife of War Crimes Convict Sentenced

The Bosnian state court sentenced Branka Sekaric to a probation sentence of eight months for revealing the identity of a protected witness who testified at the war crimes trial of her husband Dragan Sekaric.

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12 May 17 Bosnian Serb Ex-Policeman Charged with Murders, Persecution

The state prosecution charged former police commander Bogdan Stevanovic with committing crimes against humanity against Bosniaks in the Skelani and Srebrenica areas in 1992.

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11 May 17 Campaign for Balkan Truth Commission Relaunches

A coalition of NGOs advocating the establishment of the RECOM regional truth commission to establish the facts about the 1990s wars is relaunching its campaign across the Balkans.

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10 May 17 Bosnian Prosecution Demands Jail for Capljina Ex-Policemen

The state prosecution called for former policemen Nikola Zovko, Petar Krndelj, Kreso Rajic and Ivica Cutura to be found guilty of killing three Bosniaks during an attack in the Capljina area in July 1993.

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10 May 17 Sarajevo Film Portrays Resistance Under Siege

‘The Siege’, a documentary film about “survival and resistance” during wartime in besieged Sarajevo, made by French war correspondent Remy Ourdan, had its Belgrade premiere.

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09 May 17 Serbia Finally Confirms Strpci Train Massacre Charges

A Serbian court confirmed charges against five Bosnian Serb ex-fighters accused of killing 20 passengers they abducted from a train in Strpci, Bosnia in 1993 - over two years after they were indicted.

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09 May 17 Bosnian Ex-Prisoners Commemorate Wartime Camp Victims

Wartime prisoners marked the Day of Camp Inmates by gathering at former detention centres to commemorate those who died and to demand better treatment for those who survived.

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08 May 17 Bosnian Serbs Move Tuzla Attack Commemoration

The authorities in Bosnia’s Serb-dominated Republika Srpska said a commemoration of the 1992 killings of Yugoslav People’s Army troops will not be held in Tuzla this year, claiming it was unsafe.

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