serbian-top-officials-speak-out-over-bosnian-genocide-lawsuit-02-22-2017
22 Feb 17 Serbian Officials Slam ‘Illegal’ Bosnian Genocide Lawsuit

Top officials from Serbia and Bosnia’s Serb-led entity Republika Srpska said an attempt to revive Bosnia’s genocide lawsuit against Belgrade at the International Criminal Court was an attack on all Serbs.

Full Article
bosnian-serbs-to-challenge-serbian-genocide-case-appeal-02-20-2017-1
20 Feb 17 Bosnian Serbs to Challenge Serbia Genocide Case Appeal

Bosnian Serb political parties are seeking to unite to prevent a Bosniak-backed move to lodge an appeal against the International Court of Justice verdict clearing Serbia of direct responsibility for genocide.

Full Article
bosnia-serbia-icj-genocide-appeal-02-17-2017
17 Feb 17 Bosnia to Revive Genocide Lawsuit against Serbia: Izetbegovic

The Bosniak member of the country’s tripartite presidency, Bakir Izetbegovic, said an appeal will be lodged against the International Court of Justice verdict clearing Serbia of direct responsibility for genocide.

Full Article
female-fighter-beat-and-tortured-bosnian-prisoners-02-17-2017
17 Feb 17 Female Fighter ‘Beat and Tortured’ Bosnian Prisoners

A former prisoner told the trial of Croatian Defence Council ex-fighter Azra Basic that a woman repeatedly assaulted and humiliated him while he was in captivity in the Bosnian town of Derventa in 1992.

Full Article
bosnian-serb-ex-soldier-indicted-for-doboj-persecution-02-17-2017
17 Feb 17 Bosnian Serb Ex-Soldier Indicted for Doboj Persecution

Former Bosnian Serb Army soldier Djorgje Simic was indicted for crimes against humanity against non-Serb civilians in the Doboj area in 1992 and 1993.

Full Article
bosnia-jails-fighter-for-abusing-serb-prisoners-02-16-2017
16 Feb 17 Bosnia Jails Fighter for Abusing Serb Prisoners

Former Croatian Defence Council fighter Almaz Nezirovic was sentenced to two years in prison for war crimes against Serb civilians who were abused in a detention camp in Derventa in 1992.

Full Article
bosnian-serbs-boycott-parliament-over-bosnia-serbia-genocide-appeal-02-16-2017
16 Feb 17 Bosnian Serb MPs Stage Boycott Over Serbia Genocide Case

MPs from Bosnia’s main two Serb parties boycotted a parliamentary session over a possible appeal against an International Court of Justice ruling that cleared Serbia of complicity in the Srebrenica genocide.

Full Article
bosnian-prosecution-seeks-more-funds-for-exhumations-02-14-2017
14 Feb 17 Bosnian Prosecution Seeks More Funds for Exhumations

The prosecution has asked the Bosnian state presidency for more money to exhume war graves after only receiving 95,000 euros from the Council of Ministers for 2017.

Full Article
srebrenica-genocide-convict-dies-in-germany-02-10-2017
10 Feb 17 Srebrenica Convict Ljubisa Beara Dies in Germany

The former chief of security at the main headquarters of the Bosnian Serb Army, Ljubisa Beara, has died in a German prison where he was serving a life term for the 1995 Srebrenica genocide.

Full Article
experts-mull-appeal-options-in-bosnian-case-against-serbia-02-08-2017
08 Feb 17 Bosnia Mulls Srebrenica Genocide Court Challenge to Serbia

Bosniak leader Bakir Izetbegovic said experts will study the legal merits of an appeal against an International Court of Justice judgment that cleared Serbia of complicity in the Srebrenica genocide.

Full Article
first-serbian-srebrenica-trial-opens-in-belgrade-02-06-2017
06 Feb 17 First Serbian Srebrenica Trial Opens in Belgrade

In the first trial of its kind in Serbia, eight former Bosnian Serb police officers appeared in court charged with involvement in the massacre of Bosniaks from Srebrenica in July 1995.

Full Article
bosnian-serb-troops-detained-killed-prisoners-of-war-02-06-2017
06 Feb 17 Bosnian Serb Troops ‘Detained, Killed’ Prisoners of War

The Belgrade-based Humanitarian Law Centre has filed a criminal complaint accusing Bosnian Serb Army servicemen of detaining and killing prisoners of war at Mount Igman in Bosnia in 1993.

Full Article
bosnian-serb-soldier-tried-for-killing-rogatica-prisoners-02-02-2017
02 Feb 17 Bosnian Serb Soldier Tried for Killing Rogatica Prisoners

Former Bosnian Serb Army serviceman Brane Planojevic went on trial for the murder and torture of civilians and prisoners of war at a detention facility in Rogatica from 1992 to 1995.

Full Article
hague-tribunal-rejects-karadzic-s-cancer-claims-02-01-2017
01 Feb 17 Hague Tribunal Rejects Karadzic’s Cancer Claims

A medical report rejected former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic’s claims that there were abnormally high levels of cancer among war crimes defendants held at the UN court’s detention centre.

Full Article
bosnia-charges-serb-woman-with-wartime-massacre-01-30-2017
30 Jan 17 Bosnia Charges Serb Woman with Vlasenica Massacre

Visnja Acimovic was charged with involvement in the shooting of 37 Bosniak prisoners in the Vlasenica municipality in 1992.

Full Article

Daily Newsletter

* indicates required
Balkan Transitional Justice Weekly
Email Format