22 Sep 17 Ex-Yugoslav Leaders Urged to Back Truth Commission

The presidents of all ex-Yugoslav countries have been urged to sign an agreement to set up the RECOM regional commission to establish the facts about war crimes and other rights violations between 1991 and 2001.

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21 Sep 17 Dutch Govt Challenges Ruling on Srebrenica Deaths

The Dutch government has asked the Supreme Court to overturn a ruling finding it partially liable for the deaths of around 300 Bosniaks from Srebrenica killed after being expelled from a Dutch UN peacekeepers’ base.

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18 Sep 17 Bosnian Serb Soldier ‘Shot at Roma Villagers in Prijedor’

A prosecution witness at the trial of former Bosnian Serb soldier Boro Milojica said he watched the defendant open fire at around ten Roma civilians in the village of Volarici in 1992.

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15 Sep 17 Bosnian Serb Ex-Fighter Charged With Bosniaks’ Killings

Former Bosnian Serb military police commander Nenad Bubalo was indicted for taking part in the killings of Bosniak men in Hrgar in the north-west of the country in 1992.

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13 Sep 17 Exhumations Uncover Bodies in Bosnia Mass Graves

The remains of six people suspected to be Bosniak war victims have been discovered in a mass grave near the eastern Bosnian town of Vlasenica, and the bones of several more found in Koricanske Stijene.

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13 Sep 17 Bosnia Plans New Homes for War-Displaced

Bosnian officials met to discuss how to resolve the issue of some 7,200 people made homeless by the 1990s war who are still living in temporary accommodation in so-called ‘collective centres’.

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12 Sep 17 Bosnia Urged to Acquit Srebrenica Commander Oric

The defence lawyer in the high-profile trial of the Bosnian Army’s former commander in Srebrenica, Naser Oric, urged the court to acquit him of killing three captive Serb soldiers in 1992.

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12 Sep 17 Bosnia Urged to Accelerate Wartime Rape Prosecutions

Bosnia has failed to provide justice for thousands of women who were raped during the 1992-95 war and must speed up prosecutions and ensure victims get compensation, a new Amnesty International report said.

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11 Sep 17 Bosnian Law Banning Segregated Schooling Faces Obstacles

The government in Bosnia’s Federation entity is supporting legislation to ban the segregated ‘two schools under one roof’ system, but there are doubts whether the entity parliament will pass the law.

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08 Sep 17 Bosniaks Acquitted of Abusing Serb Prisoners in Kladanj

Eight former Bosniak police officers were cleared of mistreating Bosnian Serb civilian prisoners in the village of Stupari near Kladanj in central Bosnia during the 1990s conflict.

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08 Sep 17 Serb General’s Tuzla Massacre Case Delayed Again

A hearing in Belgrade in the case of former Bosnian Serb general Novak Djukic, accused of ordering a deadly artillery strike on Tuzla in Bosnia, was postponed because he was admitted to hospital.

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07 Sep 17 Bosnia War Victims Slam Croatia President’s Terror Claims

Bosniak war victims have accused Croatia’s President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic of damaging Bosnia and Herzegovina with baseless claims that the country is turning into a hub for Islamic terrorists.

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06 Sep 17 Ratko Mladic Seeks Serbia’s Help for Temporary Release

Former Bosnian Serb military Ratko Mladic’s defence team asked the Belgrade authorities to provide guarantees that he will return to the Hague Tribunal if he is temporarily released for medical treatment in Serbia.

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05 Sep 17 Tito’s Name Still Adorns Streets Across Ex-Yugoslavia

An Italian researcher has made a Google map showing that there are still 276 squares, streets and waterfronts named after Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito in former Yugoslav states.

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30 Aug 17 ‘Day of the Disappeared’ Commemorated Across Balkans

Events to mark the International Day of the Disappeared in Bosnia, Croatia, Kosovo and Serbia sought to raise awareness that 12,000 people are still missing from the 1990s wars.

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