26 Apr 16 Mladic Witness Contests Mass Grave Exhumation Report

Testifying on behalf of former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic, an expert witness questioned whether bodies exhumed from a mass grave at the Tomasica mine near Prijedor were executed by Serb forces.

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26 Apr 16 Former Bosnian Presidency Member’s Trial Hears Murder Claims

The first witness testified at the trial of Borislav Paravac, a Serb former member of Bosnia’s tripartite presidency, accused of participating in wartime attacks that killed several hundred Bosniaks and Croats.

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25 Apr 16 British Intelligence ‘Never Promised’ to Help Free Mladic

A defence witness told the Hague Tribunal he tried to convince Ratko Mladic to surrender in 1995, but denied assuring the Bosnian Serb military chief that British intelligence would help him evade prosecution.

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25 Apr 16 Serbia Acquits Bosnian Serb Officer of Torture

The Belgrade appeals court acquitted former Bosnian Serb Army officer Boban Pop Kostic of torturing a civilian at the Luka prison camp in Brcko during the Bosnian war.

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22 Apr 16 Bosnian Serb Soldier Convicted of Abusing Civilians

Former Bosnian Serb soldier Momir Tomas was found guilty of crimes against civilians in the Hadzici area in 1992 and sentenced to one year and four months in prison.

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21 Apr 16 Mujahideen Fighters ‘Cut off Bosnian Serb Soldiers’ Heads’

A witness told the trial of former Bosnian Army Third Corps commander Sakib Mahmuljin that the El Mujahideen unit, which was fighting on the Bosniak side, decapitated three captured Serb soldiers.

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20 Apr 16 Mladic Witness Contests Srebrenica Victims’ Cause of Death

Testifying in defence of former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic at the Hague Tribunal, a pathologist argued that Bosniak victims exhumed from mass graves were not necessarily shot dead.

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19 Apr 16 Mladic Witness Claims Mass Grave Report is Unreliable

Testifying in former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic’s defence, a pathologist argued that bodies of victims exhumed from the Tomasica mass grave near Prijedor could have died in battle.

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18 Apr 16 Mladic’s Defence Disputes Mass Grave Autopsies

A pathologist testifying in defence of former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic contested an autopsy report about war victims’ bodies exhumed from a mass grave at the Tomasica mine near Prijedor.

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18 Apr 16 Bosnia's Federation to Establish Commission on War Rapes

Bosnia's Federation entity plans to create a new commission to assess whether victims of wartime rape are entitled to compensation - but victims' associations remain sceptical about the outcome.

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15 Apr 16 Bosnian Croat Fighter Jailed for 20 Years

Former Croatian Defence Council fighter Nikola Maric was convicted of crimes against humanity for the killings, persecution and torture of Bosniaks in the Prozor area in 1992 and 1993.

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15 Apr 16 Bosnian Serbs in Disarray over Controversial Referendum

Bosnian Serb political parties that decided four months ago to hold a potentially divisive referendum questioning the authority of the state constitutional court could not agree to meet to discuss the initiative.

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15 Apr 16 War Criminals Get Involved in Serbian Elections

War criminal Momcilo Krajisnik’s appearance at an event staged by the Independent Democratic Party, which is allied to Serbia’s PM, drew criticism for promoting nationalism during the election campaign.

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14 Apr 16 Bosniak Deputy Commander Jailed for Prisoner Abuses

Nihad Bojadzic, the former deputy commander of the Bosnian Army’s Zulfikar Squad, was jailed for one year for the beating and abuse of Croat prisoners of war in the Jablanica area in 1993.

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13 Apr 16 Bosnian Serbs Pay Karadzic, Mladic Personal Expenses

Bosnia’s Serb-dominated entity Republika Srpska will spend 20,460 euros of public funds to cover the personal expenses incurred by war crimes defendants Radovan Karadzic, Ratko Mladic and others.

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