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17 Apr 15 Bosnia Convicts Two of Wartime Crimes Against Serbs

Former Croatian Defence Council member Indira Kameric was jailed for three years for abusing Serb prisoners while Bosnian Army ex-soldier Ibro Macic got ten years for killing four Serb women.

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17 Apr 15 Bosnian Serb Leader Pays ‘Historic’ Visit to Srebrenica

Milorad Dodik, the president of Bosnia’s Serb-dominated entity Republika Srpska, paid tribute to the victims of the 1995 massacres by Serb forces during an unusually reconciliatory visit.

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14 Apr 15 Bosnia Convicts Four of Dretelj Jail Camp Abuses

Four former members of the Croatian Defence Forces were sentenced to a total of 24 years in prison for abusing Serb prisoners at the Dretelj detention camp and in Mostar in 1992.

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13 Apr 15 Bosnia Charges Ten Serb Soldiers Over Strpci Massacre

Ten former Bosnian Serb Army troops were indicted for allegedly abducting 20 people from a train travelling from Belgrade to Bar in February 1993 and killing them.

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13 Apr 15 Hague Tribunal Gives Srebrenica Convict Early Release

The UN-backed court granted early release to former Bosnian Serb Army officer Vinko Pandurevic, who was jailed for 13 years for his involvement in the 1995 Srebrenica massacres.

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10 Apr 15 Sarajevo Urged to Honour Women’s Wartime Heroism

A Sarajevo-based NGO has proposed a memorial to the unsung heroes of the Bosnian war - the women whose hard work and courage helped the city survive the 1992-95 siege.

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09 Apr 15 Bosnia Divided by Serb Officer’s Genocide Conviction

Bosniak war victims welcomed the life sentence for genocide in Srebrenica given to former general Zdravko Tolimir, but Serb lawyers said it was an unjust, politicised verdict.

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09 Apr 15 Bosnian War Rape Victims Urged to Speak Out

Thousands of sexual violence victims from the 1990s conflict who have never spoken about their suffering should be helped to end the 'cycle of silence', a conference in Sarajevo heard.

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08 Apr 15 Bosnian Serb General Tolimir Jailed for Genocide

The Hague Tribunal sentenced wartime general Zdravko Tolimir to life imprisonment for the genocide of Bosniaks from Srebrenica, but acquitted him on appeal of committing genocide in Zepa.

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08 Apr 15 Ratko Mladic’s Defence Targets Prosecution Eyewitness

Ratko Mladic’s defence team disputed the testimony of a key Hague Tribunal prosecution witness who said that the former Bosnian Serb military chief gestured that Srebrenica captives would be killed.

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07 Apr 15 Bosnian Croat Fighter Jailed for Travnik Abduction

The cantonal court in Travnik sentenced Bruno Saric, a former member of the Croatian Defence Council, to four years in prison for seizing a man who was never seen alive again afterwards.

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07 Apr 15 Bosnia Arrests Soldier for Torture and Rape of Prisoners

Former Bosnian Army serviceman Vahid Bajraktarevic is accused of torture, abuse, beatings, rape and forcing Bosniak prisoners to have sexual intercourse.

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06 Apr 15 Iconic ‘Child of Sarajevo’ Marks Siege Anniversary

Twenty-three years after the siege of Sarajevo began, Adi Arapovic, whose photograph helped to symbolise the war's impact on the city's children, says he can never forget growing up under fire.

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06 Apr 15 Top Bosnian Serb Officer Awaits Genocide Verdict

Experts and victims’ groups believe that the Hague Tribunal’s final verdict on ex-officer Zdravko Tolimir will be vital for determining exactly where and why genocide was committed in July 1995.

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03 Apr 15 61 More Srebrenica Massacre Victims Identified

The remains of the victims of the 1995 massacres will be buried on July 11 this year when the 20th anniversary of the killings is commemorated.

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