28 Aug 15 Renaming of Bosnian Language Sparks School Boycott

Dozens of Bosniak parents will send their children to a temporary educational establishment instead of regular schools in protest at the Bosnian Serb government’s renaming of the Bosnian language as ‘Bosniak’.

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27 Aug 15 Srebrenica Commander Naser Oric Charged With War Crimes

Former Bosnian Army general Naser Oric, who led Bosniak forces in battles against Serb troops in Srebrenica, was charged with war crimes against Serb prisoners in the area in 1992. 

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26 Aug 15 Mladic Trial: Dispute Over Srebrenica Bodies in Serbia

At Ratko Mladic’s war crimes trial, a defence demographics expert rejected a prosecution report that said victims of the Srebrenica massacres were washed up by a river across the border in Serbia.

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26 Aug 15 Bosnia Charges Prosecutor with War Crimes Case Negligence

State-level prosecutor Mirko Lecic is accused of negligently stalling an investigation into war crimes against Serb civilians in a village near Sarajevo for over four years.

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25 Aug 15 Bosnian Police Chief Blamed for Vucic Attack Exonerated

A parliamentary committee has refused to sack a Bosnian police chief following accusations that he was to blame for the attack on the Serbian PM at the Srebrenica commemorations.

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24 Aug 15 Mladic Trial: Defence Disputes Prosecution Forensic Evidence

At the trial of Ratko Mladic, demographics expert Svetlana Radovanovic said the Hague Tribunal’s prosecution had inflated the numbers of Bosniaks who went missing from Srebrenica in July 1995.

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24 Aug 15 Bosnian Serb Soldier Charged with Konjic Rape

The Bosnian state prosecution raised an indictment against former Bosnian Serb fighter Radivoje Soldo, accusing him of illegally detaining and raping a woman in Konjic in 1992.

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19 Aug 15 BIRN Film on Kosovo Makes Debut in Sarajevo

BIRN documentary on some of the most brutal crimes of the Kosovo war had its international premiere at this year’s Sarajevo Film Festival.

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17 Aug 15 BIRN’s War Movie Premieres at Sarajevo Film Festival

BIRN’s latest feature-length documentary ‘The Unidentified’, investigating the commanders responsible for some of the most brutal attacks of the Kosovo war, will be screened at this year’s Sarajevo Film Festival.

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14 Aug 15 Bosnia Struggles with War Rape Compensation

Landmark verdicts from the Bosnian state court ordering wartime rapists to compensate their victims have run into trouble because the convicted men might be too poor to pay.

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13 Aug 15 Attack on Bosnian Muslims Raises Tensions in Prijedor

Apparently unprovoked assault of four Bosniaks in north-western town aggravates ethnic tensions in region that has seen a spate of such incidents recently.

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12 Aug 15 Ratko Mladic’s Wife Gives Him Srebrenica Alibi

The wife of former Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic told the Hague Tribunal that he was with her in Belgrade in the days when troops allegedly under his control massacred Bosniaks from Srebrenica.

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12 Aug 15 Mladic Witness: Mosques ‘Brought Down During Fighting’

Defence expert Dragic Gojkovic told the trial of Ratko Mladic that dozens of mosques were destroyed during fighting in the Bosnian war or when the Bosnian Serb Army was not present in the area.

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11 Aug 15 Bosnian Croat Ex-Fighter Arrested for Wartime Rapes

Police arrested former fighter Mato Baotic on suspicion that he raped two Serb women in 1992 in Orasje in northern Bosnia.

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11 Aug 15 Mladic Witness: Bosnian Serb Army ‘Didn’t Destroy Mosques’

At the trial of former Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic, the defence sought to prove that mosques weren’t blown up using military methods during the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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