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31 May 16 ‘White Ribbon Day’ Commemorates Killed Bosnian Children

Several hundred people gathered in Prijedor to remember May 31, 1992, when the Bosnian Serb authorities ordered all non-Serbs to mark their houses with white flags or sheets.

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31 May 16 UN Court Rejects Plea to Release Karadzic

The UN war crimes court in The Hague rejected a request from the defence of former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic to grant him temporary release.

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30 May 16 Bosnia Steps Up Missing Persons Identifications

Bosnia’s Institute for Missing Persons says it has intensified searches, exhumations and identifications of war victims from the Srebrenica, Zvornik and Mostar areas.

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30 May 16 Bosnian Serb Ex-Official Accused of War Crimes

The Belgrade-based Humanitarian Law Centre and a Bosnian war victims’ association filed a complaint against a former Bosnian Serb official, accusing him of responsibility for murders, looting and illegal detentions.

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27 May 16 Bosnia War Victims Slate Call to Release Karadzic

Representatives of Bosnian victims' associations have condemned reports that the Hague tribunal is considering temporarily releasing the former Bosnian Serb leader.

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25 May 16 Massacre Victims Remembered in Tuzla, Bosnia

People in Tuzla commemorated the 21st anniversary of a Bosnian Serb attack that killed 71 and injured 120, while the commander convicted of ordering the strike continued to contest the verdict.

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23 May 16 Bosnia Fines Football Clubs for Nationalist Chants

Over the 2015-16 Bosnian football league season, the country’s clubs had to pay a total of more than 140,000 euros in fines, many for their supporters’ use of nationalist chants and slogans.

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20 May 16 Radovan Karadzic Lawyer Paid $1,000 a Day

The UN war crimes court pays around $1,000 a day to US lawyer Peter Robinson while he is working on former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic’s appeal against his conviction.

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20 May 16 Bosnia Indicts Ex-Mujahideen Fighter for Kidnapping Croats

Mirsad Hodzic, also known as Abu Dzafer, a former member of the Bosnian Army’s El Mujahid detachment, is accused of abducting and torturing three Croat civilians in Travnik in 1993.

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19 May 16 Bosniak, Croat War Veterans Rally for Higher Pensions

Some 10,000 veterans of the Bosnian Army and the Croatian Defence Council protested in cities across the country’s Federation entity, asking for higher pensions.

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18 May 16 Serbia Acquits 10 of Hiding Ratko Mladic

A Serbian court cleared 10 people of helping former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic evade arrest while he was on the run from war crimes charges in the 2000s.

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17 May 16 Bosnian Boxing Star Acquitted of Wartime Crimes

Former world champion boxer Mensur Peljto was acquitted of abusing and torturing Serb civilians and prisoners of war while he was a fighter with the Croatian Defence Council in 1992.

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13 May 16 Bosnian Witnesses Complain of Threats to Change Testimony

Witnesses in war crimes cases in Bosnia and Herzegovina have been pressurised to change their testimonies through threats or offers of bribes, victims’ associations have told BIRN.

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13 May 16 Sarajevo Museum to Preserve Wartime Childhood Memories

A group of Sarajevo residents is developing a museum devoted to childhood during wartime to preserve the mementoes and memories of Bosnians who grew up during the 1990s conflict.

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bosnian-authorities-sanctions-soldiers-who-praised-radovan-karadzic-05-09-2016
09 May 16 Bosnia to Discipline Soldiers for Praising Karadzic

The defence ministry has started disciplinary proceedings against two soldiers who publicly praised wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic on social media.

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