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27 Jan 15 Croatia Drops Warrant for Branimir Glavas Arrest

Zagreb county court revoked an international warrant for wartime general Branimir Glavas, who could now return to Croatia without being detained after the quashing of his war crimes conviction.

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27 Jan 15 Montenegro Commemorates Bosnian War Hero

A memorial was held in Podgorica on the anniversary of the death of Srdjan Aleksic, a Serb who was murdered while trying to save his Bosniak friend’s life during the war in 1993.

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27 Jan 15 Bosnia Urged to Criminalise Holocaust Denial

The Bosnian authorities should adopt a law to punish people who deny war crimes such as the Holocaust and the Srebrenica genocide, rights groups urged on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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26 Jan 15 Bosnia Soldiers Escape Censure for ‘Chetnik Ceremony’

The Defence Ministry said that no rules were broken when Bosnian Army troops lined up alongside people dressed in Serb nationalist Chetnik uniforms at a religious ceremony in Banja Luka.

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26 Jan 15 Bosnian Court Criticised Over Quashed Verdicts

Last year the appeals chambers of the Bosnian court either quashed or significantly amended most of their first-instance war crimes verdicts, sparking criticism of their competence.

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23 Jan 15 Mladic Witness: Bosniaks Didn’t Flee Due to Persecution

A former Bosnian Serb Army officer from Kljuc told Ratko Mladic’s war crimes trial that more than half of the town’s Bosniaks fled in 1992, but Serb forces weren’t to blame.

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23 Jan 15 Bosnian Serb MP Ordered Not to Leave Country

The Bosnian court told Dragomir Vasic, an ex-police chief charged with genocide soon after becoming an MP in the country’s Serb-led Republika Srpska entity parliament, not to leave the country.

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23 Jan 15 Fighters Charged with Massacre of 67 Bosniaks

Ten former high-ranking members of Bosnian Serb police and military units were indicted for the persecution and murder of at least 67 Bosniaks in July 1992 in the Zvornik area.

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22 Jan 15 Mladic Witness: ‘Muslims’ Caused Conflict in Kljuc

A former Bosnian Serb Army officer from Kljuc told Ratko Mladic’s war crimes trial in The Hague that “local Muslims” were guilty of starting the conflict in the area in 1992.

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22 Jan 15 Sarajevo Prosecutor Reopens Deputy PM Murder Case

The newly-appointed Sarajevo Canton chief prosecutor said she has reopened an investigation into the murder of Hakija Turajlic, wartime Deputy Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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22 Jan 15 US Ambassador’s Blog Highlights Bosnia School Segregation

A call by the new US ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina for children of all ethnicities to study the same curriculum together has generated responses that reflect the country’s divisions.

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21 Jan 15 Bosnian Defence Ministry Probes ‘Chetnik’ Ceremony

The ministry ordered an investigation after a photograph was published online purporting to show Bosnian Army troops lined up with people in Serb nationalist Chetnik uniforms at a religious ceremony.

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20 Jan 15 Bosnia Frees Croatian Wartime Commander Glavas

Wartime general and former right-wing Croatian politician Branimir Glavas was released from jail in Bosnia, where he was serving his sentence, after Zagreb overturned his war crimes conviction.

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20 Jan 15 Bosnia Charges Six Soldiers With Wartime Sexual Violence

The Bosnian prosecution raised three indictments against six former Bosnian Serb and Croat soldiers for wartime sexual violence and other crimes in Srebrenica, Odzak and Sanski Most.

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19 Jan 15 Mladic Witness: Extremists Guilty of Prijedor Conflict

A defence witness told Ratko Mladic's trial, which has restarted after the Hague Tribunal’s holiday break, that “Muslim extremists” were guilty of starting the conflict in Prijedor in 1992.

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