contradictory-and-unreliable-prosecution-witnesses
02 Sep 14 Bosnian Serb Fighter Demands Visegrad Killings Acquittal

The lawyer for Milos Pantelic, accused of killings, persecution and other wartime crimes in Visegrad area in 1992, said that the prosecution’s witnesses were contradictory and unreliable.

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bosnian-war-crimes-defendant-didn-t-know-about-crimes
02 Sep 14 Bosniak Policeman Denies Abusing Serb Civilians

Former policeman Hajrudin Dedic, accused of detaining and beating Serb civilians in Breza in 1992, said that he knew nothing about the crimes before the investigation started.

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bosnia-arrest-thirteen-war-crime-suspects
01 Sep 14 Bosnia Arrests 13 War Crimes Suspects

The Bosnian State Investigation and Protection Agency arrested 13 people on suspicion of taking part in crimes against humanity, including over 40 murders, in Doboj and Teslic in 1992.

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mladic-s-witness-thanks-tribunal
01 Sep 14 Siege of Sarajevo ‘Was War, Not Chess’

A former Bosnian Serb officer told the trial of his military commander Ratko Mladic that his unit didn’t deploy snipers against Sarajevo residents but did use heavy artillery to defend Serbs.

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regional-leaders-sign-missing-persons-declaration
29 Aug 14 Ex-Yugoslav Presidents Sign Missing Persons Declaration

The presidents of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia signed a landmark declaration aimed at speeding up the search for people still missing from the 1990s conflicts.

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sarajevo-recalls-tragic-market-massacre
28 Aug 14 Sarajevo Commemorates Deadly Market Massacre

Victims, politicians and ordinary Sarajevans marked the 19th anniversary of the wartime attack that killed 34 civilians and injured many more at the Markale open-air market in the capital.

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marinko-bjelica-s-hits-in-school
28 Aug 14 Bosnian Serb Soldier ‘Assaulted Prisoner for Being Muslim’

The trial of ex-soldier Marinko Bjelica, accused of the killings and torture of Bosniak civilians detained at a school in Kalinovik, heard that the defendant hit a prisoner “only because he was Muslim”.

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new-evidence-proposed-at-hague-trials
27 Aug 14 Karadzic Requests US General’s ‘Muslim Attack’ Evidence

Former Bosnian Serb president Radovan Karadzic has asked the Hague Tribunal to accept new evidence from a US Army cable alleging that only Bosniak troops attacked UN peacekeepers.

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milisavljevic-was-brave-and-honorable-fighter
27 Aug 14 Accused Serb was a ‘Brave and Honourable Fighter’

Former Bosnian Serb police reservist Predrag Milisavljevic’s defence argued that he should be acquitted of the murders and violent persecution of Bosniak civilians from the Visegrad area in 1992.

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wartime-teenage-rape-trial-opens-in-sarajevo
26 Aug 14 Bosnian Serb Soldiers Tried for Raping Teenage Girl

Former Bosnian Serb servicemen Bosiljko and Ostoja Markovic went on trial in Sarajevo, charged with the wartime rape of a 14-year-old girl in Kotor Varos in June 1992.

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mladic-s-lawyer-criticizes-hague-judges
26 Aug 14 Ratko Mladic’s Lawyer Slams ‘Cynical’ Hague Tribunal

Mladic’s lawyer said that judges at the UN-backed war crimes court were trying to undermine the former Bosnian Serb military chief’s defence by labelling his witnesses irrelevant and repetitive.

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ex-bosnian-serb-fighter-denies-visegrad-crimes-1
25 Aug 14 Bosnian Serb Soldier Denies Visegrad Crimes

Former Bosnian Serb Army serviceman Petar Kovacevic pleaded not guilty to participating in crimes against civilians, including murder and rape, near Visegrad in 1992.

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bosnian-witness-recalls-school-beatings
25 Aug 14 Bosnian Prisoner Recalls Brutal School Beating

A witness told the trial of former Croatian Defence Council fighter Josip Tolic that the defendant beat him up while he was imprisoned in a school then made him lick the blood off the floor.

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new-bosnian-genocide-convicts-appeals
22 Aug 14 Bosnian Genocide Convicts Appeal ‘Unjust’ Sentences

Six Bosnian Serbs convicted of the genocide of Bosniaks from Srebrenica in 1995 are appealing against their 20-year prison sentences, arguing that they are too harsh.

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ex-bosnian-croat-fighter-acussed-of-beatings
22 Aug 14 Bosnian Croat Fighter ‘Knifed Bosniak Captive’

A prosecution witness testified that ex-fighter Nikola Maric, who is on trial for the detention, persecution and killing of Bosniaks in the Prozor area, stabbed and beat him.

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