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28 Apr 15 Bosnian Serb Soldier’s War Rape Sentence Reduced

Former soldier Miodrag Markovic, who was convicted of raping an under-age girl near Doboj during wartime, had his sentence reduced from seven to six years on appeal.

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27 Apr 15 Film Honours Sportsmen's Wartime Bravery

A documentary about the courage of Yugoslav sportsmen who defied nationalist hysteria in the 1990s has premiered in Belgrade, focusing on their little known heroic acts off the pitch.

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27 Apr 15 Bosnia Police Arrest Buzim War Crimes Suspect

Bosnian border police arrested Husein Isakovic on suspicion of having carried out war crimes against civilians and prisoners-of-war in the Buzim area.

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24 Apr 15 Funding Threat to War Crimes Prosecution in Bosnia

The continued prosecution of war crimes in Bosnia is seriously jeopardised by the failure of the authorities to adopt a Justice Sector reform strategy, a conference concluded.

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24 Apr 15 Karadzic Seeks Meeting on His Worsening Health

The former Bosnian Serb president has asked the tribunal to hold a status conference in June to discuss his health, prison detention conditions and other objections.

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23 Apr 15 Mladic Never Gave Illegal Orders, Serb Commander Says

A wartime Bosnian Serb Army commander told the war crimes trial of his former military chief Ratko Mladic that the defendant never gave him an illegal order.

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22 Apr 15 Sarajevo Siege Museum Plan Sparks Cash Row

The viability of a plan to build a new Sarajevo Siege Museum has been questioned because the cash-strapped local authorities cannot afford to fund other museums in the city.

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22 Apr 15 Mladic Witness: ‘Unknown Serbs’ Killed Sanski Most Bosniaks

A former Bosnian Serb Army officer told Ratko Mladic’s trial that crimes against non-Serbs were committed in Sanski Most in the spring of 1992, but denied his soldiers were involved.

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22 Apr 15 Reform Justice or Lose Funds, EU Tells Bosnia

The European Commission will not release funding to pay the salaries of over 140 judiciary employees unless the Bosnian authorities adopt justice sector reforms, an EC official told BIRN.

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21 Apr 15 Bosnia Arrests Six for Buzim War Crimes

Six former members of the Bosnian Army and military police were arrested for their alleged involvement in the torture, rape and inhuman treatment of Serb and Bosniak civilians and fighters.

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20 Apr 15 Serbian PM ‘Misused’ WWII Death Camp Anniversary

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic was accused of using a speech he made at a commemoration for victims of the Croatian-run WWII Jasenovac concentration camp for his own propaganda.

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17 Apr 15 Bosnia Convicts Two of Wartime Crimes Against Serbs

Former Croatian Defence Council member Indira Kameric was jailed for three years for abusing Serb prisoners while Bosnian Army ex-soldier Ibro Macic got ten years for killing four Serb women.

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17 Apr 15 Bosnian Serb Leader Pays ‘Historic’ Visit to Srebrenica

Milorad Dodik, the president of Bosnia’s Serb-dominated entity Republika Srpska, paid tribute to the victims of the 1995 massacres by Serb forces during an unusually reconciliatory visit.

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14 Apr 15 Bosnia Convicts Four of Dretelj Jail Camp Abuses

Four former members of the Croatian Defence Forces were sentenced to a total of 24 years in prison for abusing Serb prisoners at the Dretelj detention camp and in Mostar in 1992.

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13 Apr 15 Bosnia Charges Ten Serb Soldiers Over Strpci Massacre

Ten former Bosnian Serb Army troops were indicted for allegedly abducting 20 people from a train travelling from Belgrade to Bar in February 1993 and killing them.

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