17 Oct 14 Bosnian Army Soldier Acquitted of War Crimes

Former serviceman Hajrudin Trle was cleared of killing a Bosnian Serb soldier near Kalesija in the north-east of the country in 1993 due to lack of proof.

17 Oct 14 Mladic Witness: Serb Forces Kept Civilians Safe

A defence witness told Ratko Mladic’s trial that the Bosnian Serb Army put civilians of all ethnicities in a school in Rogatica in 1992 to protect them from the fighting in the area.

16 Oct 14 Bosnia Arrests Two Serb Soldiers for Cajnice Killings

State Investigation and Protection Agency police officers arrested former servicemen Steva and Milosav Jovanovic on suspicion that they killed Bosniak civilians in the Cajnice area in 1992.

16 Oct 14 Bosnian Serb Cross Sparks Anger in Srebrenica

People who survived the Srebrenica massacres condemned the raising of a Serbian Orthodox cross near the memorial for the thousands of Bosniaks who were killed in 1995.

16 Oct 14 Mladic Witness: Seizing Sarajevo Meant Suicide

A former officer told Ratko Mladic’s war crimes trial that Bosnian Serb forces were not strong enough to seize Sarajevo during the 1992-95 siege of the city.

15 Oct 14 Bosnia Arrests Three War Crimes Suspects

The Bosnian State Investigation and Protection Agency arrested three men, two Croat fighters and one Bosniak soldier, who are suspected of war crimes in Livno and Mostar during the 1990s conflict.

15 Oct 14 Mladic Witness: Bosnian Serbs Didn’t Organise Expulsions

A defence witness told Ratko Mladic’s war crimes trial that the Bosnian Serb military and civilian authorities did not organise the expulsion of non-Serbs from the Rogatica area in 1992.

15 Oct 14 Mother Recalls Teenage Son’s Murder by Croat Fighter

A Bosniak woman fainted in the courtroom as she testified how Croatian Defence Council fighter Ivo Crepuja shot her son dead in a village near Zenica in 1993.

14 Oct 14 UN War Crimes Court to Close in 2017

The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia will completely shut down in 2017 after delivering its last war crimes ruling, said the court’s president Theodor Meron.

14 Oct 14 Bosnia Struggles With War Crimes Investigation Backlog

The number of war crimes investigations into known suspects has only been reduced by two per cent in the past two years, with over 1,200 cases from the 1992-95 conflict still being probed.

14 Oct 14 Mladic Witness: Bosnian Serb Forces Protected Civilians

A witness at the war crimes trial of Ratko Mladic said that Serb troops held civilians at a school in Rogatica in 1992 to protect them from fighting, not to persecute or abuse them.

13 Oct 14 Bosnian Serb Soldier Tried for Visegrad Violence

Former serviceman Petar Kovacevic went on trial for alleged crimes against humanity in Visegrad in 1992, including involvement in murders, rapes and expulsions of Bosniaks.

10 Oct 14 Bosniak Soldier Charged With Abusing Serb Captive

Former Bosnian Army serviceman Muradif Salkic is accused of beating and torturing a Serb civilian prisoner in the village of Kozlovac near Tuzla in June 1992.

09 Oct 14 Bosnia Seeks Fugitive Tuzla Massacre Convict

The Bosnian court is preparing an international arrest warrant for Novak Djukic, convicted of ordering a deadly Bosnian Serb artillery strike on the town of Tuzla, after he fled to Serbia.

09 Oct 14 EU Raps Balkans Over War Crimes Prosecutions

The latest EU progress report said that Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia are still making unacceptably slow progress in prosecuting war crimes.


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