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03 Jul 15 Bosnian Serb Convicted of Srebrenica Boy’s Murder

The Bosnian state court sentenced Srecko Boskovic to ten years in prison for killing a 15-year-old boy in July 1995 at a dam near the town of Zvornik, after the fall of Srebrenica.

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03 Jul 15 US Extradites War Crimes Suspect to Bosnia

The United States extradited Almaz Neziovic, who is suspected of committing war crimes against Bosnian Serbs in Derventa, to Bosnia and Herzegovina for prosecution.

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02 Jul 15 Serbian Activists Urge End to Genocide Denial

An awareness-raising action called #7000 aims to honour the Srebrenica victims in Belgrade, arguing that it is time that Serbia officially accepts that the 1995 mass killings were genocide.

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02 Jul 15 Bosnian Serb Soldier Acquitted of Srebrenica Genocide

The Bosnian state court acquitted former Bosnian Serb Army serviceman Aleksandar Cvetkovic of taking part in the genocide of Bosniaks from Srebrenica in July 1995.

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02 Jul 15 UN ‘Shares Blame for Srebrenica Genocide’

At a UN General Assembly event to commemorate the 1995 massacres of Bosniaks, secretary-general Ban Ki-moon said the UN shared the blame because it did not prevent genocide being committed.

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01 Jul 15 Mladic Trial: Mass Grave Victims ‘Were Civilians’

A prosecution expert told the trial of Ratko Mladic that around 300 victims found in the Tomasica mass grave near Prijedor were not wearing uniforms and many had been shot in the head.

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30 Jun 15 Bosnian Serb Leader Plans Poll Challenging State Court

The president of Bosnia’s Serb-dominated entity Republika Srpska proposed a referendum challenging the state-level court's authority but faces resistance from the Serb opposition and the international community.

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30 Jun 15 Serbian President ‘Ready’ to Go to Srebrenica

After initially refusing to attend the 20th anniversary commemoration of the Srebrenica massacres, Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic said he was now ready to go in order to help reconciliation.

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30 Jun 15 Sarajevo Hosts War Reporters’ Festival

War correspondents, historians, film-makers and activists gathered in Sarajevo for an annual festival aimed at promoting the best of conflict reporting and war-related art.

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29 Jun 15 Bosnian Serbs Urge UN to Drop Srebrenica Resolution

A Bosnian Serb leader told the UN secretary-general that a planned Security Council resolution to mark the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacres would cause more divisions.

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29 Jun 15 Bosnian Serb Fighter Convicted of Wartime Rape

The Bosnian state court sentenced former Bosnian Serb Army soldier Slavko Savic to eight years in prison for raping a Bosniak woman in Vogosca near Sarajevo in 1993.

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29 Jun 15 Serbia Unveils Monument to Gavrilo Princip

Serbia’s president unveiled a statue of Princip, whose murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand helped to spark World War I, saying that the assassin tried to liberate Balkan countries from slavery.

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26 Jun 15 Srebrenica Commander Oric Extradited to Sarajevo

Former Bosnian Army general Naser Oric arrived in the Bosnian capital after being extradited from Switzerland, where he was being held on a Serbian war crimes warrant.

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26 Jun 15 Bosnia to Adopt Torture Victim Law This Year

Bosnia’s human rights minister announced that a law on torture victims which would ensure the rights of hundreds of thousands of former detainees will be sent to parliament by the year’s end.

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26 Jun 15 Srebrenica Commander’s Extradition Sparks Serb Fury

The Swiss authorities’ decision to extradite Srebrenica’s wartime Bosniak commander Naser Oric to Bosnia instead of Serbia has angered political leaders in Belgrade and Banja Luka.

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