new-bosnian-genocide-convicts-appeals
22 Aug 14 Bosnian Genocide Convicts Appeal ‘Unjust’ Sentences

Six Bosnian Serbs convicted of the genocide of Bosniaks from Srebrenica in 1995 are appealing against their 20-year prison sentences, arguing that they are too harsh.

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ex-bosnian-croat-fighter-acussed-of-beatings
22 Aug 14 Bosnian Croat Fighter ‘Knifed Bosniak Captive’

A prosecution witness testified that ex-fighter Nikola Maric, who is on trial for the detention, persecution and killing of Bosniaks in the Prozor area, stabbed and beat him.

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commemoration-for-prijedor-massacre-victims
21 Aug 14 Bosnians Commemorate Mountain Massacre Victims

Survivors of the Koricani Cliffs massacre marked the anniversary of the execution of more than 150 Bosniak and Croat civilian prisoners from Prijedor at Mount Vlasic in August 1992.

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terrible-conditions-in-silos
21 Aug 14 Bosnian Serb Prisoners Recall Beatings at Silos Camp

Testimonies from Bosnian Serb prisoners held at the Silos wartime detention camp in Hadzici near Sarajevo described repeated beatings by Bosniak guards and terrible conditions in the cells.

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indictment-for-crimes-in-rogatica-and-foca-confirmed
21 Aug 14 Bosnian Army Soldiers Indicted for Attacking Serbs

Ex-servicemen Muhamed Sisic, Tarik Sisic, Emir Drakovac and Aziz Susa are accused of wartime crimes in Rogatica and Foca, including a deadly attack on fleeing Serb civilians.

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former-bosnian-serb-fighter-arrested-for-war-crimes
20 Aug 14 Bosnian Serb Ex-Fighter Arrested for War Crimes

The Bosnian State Investigation and Protection Agency arrested former Bosnian Serb fighter Dragan Glogovac on suspicion that he took part in wartime crimes against prisoners in Zavidovici.

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violence-following-the-fall-of-srebrenica
20 Aug 14 Dutch Peacekeeper Recalls Srebrenica ‘White House’ Killings

Serb forces took civilians from Srebrenica to a ‘white house’ near a UN compound and killed some of them, according to a former Dutch peacekeeping officer tasked with protecting them.

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protected-witness-refused-to-alibi-bosnian-serb-soldier
19 Aug 14 Protected Witness ‘Refused to Alibi Bosnian Serb Soldier’

A protected witness in the trial of ex-soldier Oliver Krsmanovic, accused of killing Bosniaks in Visegrad, knew the defendant wasn’t guilty but refused to testify, the Bosnian court was told.

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bosnia-arrests-five-war-crimes-suspects
19 Aug 14 Bosnia Arrests Five Mostar War Crimes Suspects

The Bosnian State Investigation and Protection Agency has arrested five Bosniak ex-soldiers suspected of illegally imprisoning and abusing Bosnian Croat civilians in the Mostar area during wartime.

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abuse-in-kotor-varos-camp
19 Aug 14 Bosnian Serb Policemen ‘Beat Detainees’ in Kotor Varos

A witness told the trial of seven Bosnian Serbs charged with involvement in the detentions and murders of Bosniaks and Croats in Kotor Varos said that two of them assaulted him.

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one-year-in-detention
18 Aug 14 Bosniak Fighters Accused of Constant Prisoner Abuses

The trial for war crimes at detention centres in Hadzici near Sarajevo was told that beatings and abuse of Serb prisoners were almost everyday events at the Silos jail camp.

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salaj-and-peljto-charged-with-brcko-crimes
07 Aug 14 Bosnian Fighters Indicted for Brcko Prisoner Abuse

Former Croatian Defence Council fighters Redzep Salaj and Mensur Peljto are accused of crimes against Bosnian Serb civilians and prisoners of war in the Brcko area in 1992.

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omarska-camp-commemoration-aborted
07 Aug 14 Bosnians Commemorate Victims of Omarska Prison Camp

Some 700 relatives of victims and former prisoners gathered to mark the 22nd anniversary of the closure of the notorious Serb-run Omarska camp near Prijedor.

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bosnian-croat-indicted-for-abusing-civilians-in-odzak
06 Aug 14 Bosnian Fighter Indicted for Abusing Civilians in Odzak

The prosecution filed an indictment charging Resad Mujkic, a former fighter with Bosnian Croat forces, with crimes against civilians including the abuse and torture of prisoners in Odzak in 1992.

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bosniak-officer-s-war-crimes-sentence-annulled
06 Aug 14 Bosniak Officer’s War Crimes Sentence Annulled

Former Bosnian Army assistant commander Sefik Alic, convicted of abusing Croatian Serb prisoners of war, was freed on a technicality because the wrong criminal code was used at his trial.

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