bosnian-football-clubs-pay-nationalist-fines-05-23-2016
23 May 16 Bosnia Fines Football Clubs for Nationalist Chants

Over the 2015-16 Bosnian football league season, the country’s clubs had to pay a total of more than 140,000 euros in fines, many for their supporters’ use of nationalist chants and slogans.

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20 May 16 Radovan Karadzic Lawyer Paid $1,000 a Day

The UN war crimes court pays around $1,000 a day to US lawyer Peter Robinson while he is working on former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic’s appeal against his conviction.

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20 May 16 Bosnia Indicts Ex-Mujahideen Fighter for Kidnapping Croats

Mirsad Hodzic, also known as Abu Dzafer, a former member of the Bosnian Army’s El Mujahid detachment, is accused of abducting and torturing three Croat civilians in Travnik in 1993.

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19 May 16 Bosniak, Croat War Veterans Rally for Higher Pensions

Some 10,000 veterans of the Bosnian Army and the Croatian Defence Council protested in cities across the country’s Federation entity, asking for higher pensions.

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18 May 16 Serbia Acquits 10 of Hiding Ratko Mladic

A Serbian court cleared 10 people of helping former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic evade arrest while he was on the run from war crimes charges in the 2000s.

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17 May 16 Bosnian Boxing Star Acquitted of Wartime Crimes

Former world champion boxer Mensur Peljto was acquitted of abusing and torturing Serb civilians and prisoners of war while he was a fighter with the Croatian Defence Council in 1992.

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13 May 16 Bosnian Witnesses Complain of Threats to Change Testimony

Witnesses in war crimes cases in Bosnia and Herzegovina have been pressurised to change their testimonies through threats or offers of bribes, victims’ associations have told BIRN.

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13 May 16 Sarajevo Museum to Preserve Wartime Childhood Memories

A group of Sarajevo residents is developing a museum devoted to childhood during wartime to preserve the mementoes and memories of Bosnians who grew up during the 1990s conflict.

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09 May 16 Bosnia to Discipline Soldiers for Praising Karadzic

The defence ministry has started disciplinary proceedings against two soldiers who publicly praised wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic on social media.

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07 May 16 Historic Bosnian Mosque Reopens amid Heavy Security

The Bosnian Serb leadership laid on tight security for the grand reopening of a historic Ottoman-era mosque in Banja Luka, restored after being demolished by Serb forces during wartime.

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06 May 16 UN Warned About Bosnian Serb ‘Secession’ Threat

The top international official in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Valentin Inzko, warned the UN Security Council that the Bosnian Serb leadership was threatening a referendum on secession and glorifying war criminals.

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06 May 16 Bosnian Court Destroys Family Murders Investigation File

The Basic Court in the town of Prijedor destroyed an investigation file on the murders of five members of a Croat family during the war, allegedly by Serb forces, because it considered the material “worthless”.

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04 May 16 Thousands Mark Tito’s Death Anniversary in Serbia

Thirty-six years after Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito died, several thousand of his admirers paid tribute to him in Belgrade and remembered what they believe were better times.

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04 May 16 Bosnian Serb Acquitted of Crimes against Humanity

Jovan Popovic was cleared of making unlawful arrests and seizing civilians from the village of Rodica Brdo in the Visegrad area with a group of Serb fighters in 1992.

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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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