24 Apr 17 Bosnian Clerics Pray Together at Wartime Death Sites

Muslim, Orthodox, Catholic and Jewish religious leaders made a first joint visit to sites where war victims were massacred in Bosnia and Herzegovina in a bid to promote reconciliation.

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24 Apr 17 Rival Events Commemorate Croatian WWII Camp Victims

Croatia’s Jews, Serbs and anti-fascists have again boycotted the state commemoration of victims of the Jasenovac WWII concentration camp over claims that the government tolerates pro-fascist activities.

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21 Apr 17 Serbian Court Refuses to Call Mladic to Testify

A call for former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic to testify in an appeal against the acquittal of ten people accused of aiding him while he was a fugitive was dismissed.

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20 Apr 17 Bosnian Leaders Row Over Right to Address Troops

The Serb member of Bosnia’s tripartite presidency expressed anger after the Defence Ministry questioned whether the Bosnian Serb president is entitled to address members of the country’s armed forces.

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13 Apr 17 Srebrenica’s Serb Mayor Repeats Denial of Genocide

Mladen Grujicic, the first Serb mayor of Srebrenica, has again said that he does not accept that the massacres of Bosniaks from the town in July 1995 constituted genocide.

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12 Apr 17 Bosnian Serbs Unveil Monument to Russian War Volunteers

Bosnian Serbs in Visegrad, which was majority-Bosniak before the war, inaugurated a monument in the shape of an Orthodox Christian cross dedicated to Russian volunteers who fought on the Serb side, angering war victims’ groups.

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11 Apr 17 Bosnia Indicts Serb Soldier for Murder, Rape

Former Bosnian Serb Army soldier Sasa Cvetkovic was charged with committing war crimes in Srebrenica and Bratunac in 1992, including the murder and rape of civilians.

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10 Apr 17 Bosnia Tries Nine Serbs for Capturing, Killing Bosniaks

Nine former Bosnian Serb soldiers and policemen went on trial for a series of charges related to the capture, abuse and murder of scores of Bosniak civilians near Prijedor in 1992.

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07 Apr 17 Bosnia Reduces Two Serbs’ Srebrenica Genocide Sentences

The state court reduced former Bosnian Serb special policemen Dusko Jevic and Mendeljev Djuric’s Srebrenica genocide sentences to 20 years each because the wrong criminal code was used at their trial.

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05 Apr 17 Bosnia Awaits Extradition of Nine War Crimes Suspects

The Bosnian Justice Ministry is awaiting the extradition of nine people wanted for trial on war crimes charges from the United States, Russia, Switzerland, France, Serbia, Brazil and Australia.

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04 Apr 17 Bosnian Serbs to Honour Russian Volunteer Fighters

A monument in the shape of a cross will be unveiled near the town of Visegrad to honour the Russian volunteers who fought in the Bosnian Serb Army during the 1992-95 war, causing anger among victims’ groups.

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04 Apr 17 Bosnia ‘Failing to Meet Landmine Removal Target’

Bosnia and Herzegovina will not be landmine-free by 2019 as previously promised because of a lack of funds, campaigners warned on International Mine Awareness Day.

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03 Apr 17 Hague Prosecutors Object to Freeing Mladic for Treatment

Prosecutors at the UN court objected to a request from Bosnian Serb ex-military commander Ratko Mladic for temporary release for medical treatment, arguing his health is stable and he might abscond.

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31 Mar 17 Bosnian Serb Officer Convicted of Srebrenica Genocide

Former Bosnian Serb Army officer Ostoja Stanisic was sentenced to 11 years in prison for assisting the genocide of Bosniaks from Srebrenica in July 1995, but his deputy was acquitted.

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30 Mar 17 Bosnian Croat Veterans Demand Croatia Pay Their Pensions

Bosnian Croat war veterans are demanding that after years of delay, Zagreb pays the retirement pensions they earned while fighting with the Croatian Defence Council in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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