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06 May 15 Bosnian Serb Army HQ ‘Didn’t Order Srebrenica Killings’

A wartime official at the Bosnian Serb Army’s main headquarters told Ratko Mladic’s trial in The Hague that no order to commit crimes against Srebrenica Bosniaks was sent from the HQ.

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05 May 15 Bosnian Ex-Detainees Demand State Torture Law

Former detainees in wartime camps launched a week commemorating their suffering by issuing a plea to politicians to finally adopt a state-wide law on torture victims to ensure their rights.

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05 May 15 Graffiti Artists Mark 20th Anniversary of Bosnia War

American street artist Caleb Neelon worked with young Bosnians of various ethnicities to create a graffiti project called ‘Peace Murals’ to mark 20 years since the end of the conflict.

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05 May 15 Mladic Witness: Serb Army Didn’t Control Camps

A defence witness told former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic’s trial that detention camps where Bosniaks were held in the east of the country weren’t under the army’s control.

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04 May 15 In Pictures: Yugo-Nostalgists Mark Tito Anniversary

Admirers of former Yugoslav leader Josip Broz Tito commemorated the 35th anniversary of his death at events in various countries across the Balkans.

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04 May 15 Bosniak Fighter Convicted of Velika Kladusa Abuse

Former fighter Sakib Dautovic was sentenced to six-and-a-half years in prison for taking part in the abuse of civilian detainees in the Velika Kladusa municipality during wartime.

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01 May 15 Mladic Witness: Serbs Wanted Srebrenica Revenge

At the trial of Ratko Mladic in The Hague, a defence witness recalled a Bosnian Army attack on the Serb village of Kravica near Srebrenica in 1993 and said he was captured and tortured afterwards.

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30 Apr 15 Bosnian Serb Soldier Cleared of Visegrad Prisoner Abuse

Former Bosnian Serb Army serviceman Goran Popovic was acquitted of taking part in the abuse of Bosniak prisoners who were detained in Visegrad in 1992.

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30 Apr 15 Bosnia’s Brcko Commemorates Bridge Massacre

Brcko commemorated the deaths of more than a hundred of its residents during the war 23 years ago, when a bridge was blown up by attackers who remain unidentified.

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30 Apr 15 Mladic Witness: Bosniaks Targeted After Attacking Serbs

A former Bosnian Serb Army commander told Ratko Mladic’s trial that his units didn’t expel Bosniaks from the Podrinje region in 1992 and 1993, insisting that they only retaliated after enemy attacks.

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29 Apr 15 Dutch Court Rejects Prosecuting Srebrenica Peacekeepers

A Dutch military appeals court ruled that commanders of the UN peacekeeping mission in Srebrenica cannot be prosecuted for allowing Bosniaks to be killed by Bosnian Serb forces in 1995.

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29 Apr 15 Mladic Witness: Bosniaks 'Wanted to Leave' Eastern Bosnia

The former commander of the Birac brigade of the Bosnian Serb Army told Ratko Mladic's trial that he helped organise the 'removal of Muslims' from eastern Bosnia, but insisted they wanted to go.

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28 Apr 15 Bosnian Serb Soldier’s War Rape Sentence Reduced

Former soldier Miodrag Markovic, who was convicted of raping an under-age girl near Doboj during wartime, had his sentence reduced from seven to six years on appeal.

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27 Apr 15 Film Honours Sportsmen's Wartime Bravery

A documentary about the courage of Yugoslav sportsmen who defied nationalist hysteria in the 1990s has premiered in Belgrade, focusing on their little known heroic acts off the pitch.

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27 Apr 15 Bosnia Police Arrest Buzim War Crimes Suspect

Bosnian border police arrested Husein Isakovic on suspicion of having carried out war crimes against civilians and prisoners-of-war in the Buzim area.

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