30 Nov 16 Montenegro Arrests Croatian Serb War Crimes Convict

Montenegrin police arrested Miroslav Jovic, a Serb convicted in absentia in Croatia of committing war crimes against Croats during the conflict in the country in 1991, media reported.

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23 Nov 16 Bosniak Ex-Soldiers Arrested for Killing Serb Prisoners

Police arrested former Bosnian Army soldiers Safet Isakovic and Nisvet Poric on suspicion of involvement in the killing of three Serb prisoners of war in Bosanska Krupa in 1995.

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22 Nov 16 Female Bosnian Croat Ex-Fighter Extradited from US

Azra Basic, a former Bosnian Croat fighter accused of brutally killing a Serb prisoner and torturing others, was extradited from the United States to Sarajevo to stand trial.

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21 Nov 16 Victim’s Family Speaks Out in KLA Execution Case

Relatives of one of two men killed for being ‘traitors’ by the Kosovo Liberation Army offered what they said was new evidence after guerrilla commander turned MP Fatmir Limaj was indicted over the murders.

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17 Nov 16 24 Charged over Kosovo Ex-Guerrilla’s Prison Breaks

Twenty-four people have been charged with involvement in plots to help former Kosovo Liberation Army commander Sami Lushtaku escape from custody three times while he was on trial for war crimes.

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11 Nov 16 Croatian Defence Minister Denies Bosnia War Crimes

Defence Minister Damir Krsticevic said he was proud of his role in the Bosnian conflict, after it emerged that Bosnian Serb officials filed a criminal complaint accusing him and 15 other former Croatian officers of war crimes.

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11 Nov 16 Croatian Defence Minister Accused of War Crimes in Bosnia

Bosnian Serb officials have filed a criminal complaint accusing Croatian Defence Minister Damir Krsticevic and 15 other former high-ranking Croatian officers of committing war crimes during the 1992-95 conflict.

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11 Nov 16 Croatia Wants to Prosecute Alleged War Crimes in Bosnia

After reports that Croatia's Vice-Prime Minister is under investigation for war crimes in Bosnia, a Croatian expert says Zagreb could take over the prosecution of crimes allegedly committed by Croatian citizens in Bosnia.

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03 Nov 16 Yugoslav Army Commander Accused of Croatia War Crime

Belgrade’s Humanitarian Law Centre filed a criminal complaint to Serbia’s war crimes prosecution accusing a former Yugoslav People’s Army commander of ordering a deadly attack on the Croatian village of Lovas in 1991.

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31 Oct 16 Bosnia Arrests Ten for Crimes Against Serbs

The State Investigation and Protection Agency arrested ten former Croatian Defence Council fighters and jail guards suspected of suspicion of crimes against humanity in the Orasje area.

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18 Oct 16 Croatia Indicts Yugoslav General for War Crimes Again

Prosecutors accused retired Yugoslav People’s Army general Borislav Djukic of being responsible for deadly attacks on Croatian civilians and property in the Sibenik area during the war.

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17 Oct 16 Bosnian Prosecutor’s Disciplinary Charge ‘Not Political Revenge’

Disciplinary proceedings were launched against state prosecutor Miroslav Janjic because he failed to include five people’s deaths in a war crimes indictment, not because he indicted a Bosniak commander, prosecutors insisted.

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14 Oct 16 Kosovo Prosecution Quizzes Former EU Judge

Francesco Florit, a former judge with the EU rule-of-law mission in Kosovo, was interviewed by the state prosecution and denied allegations that he took a bribe from a suspect in a murder case.

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11 Oct 16 New Court in Bosnia’s Prijedor Offers Victims Hope

A new district court and prosecution should be established in Prijedor in Bosnia’s Serb-dominated Republika Srpska by the end of the year, giving victims cautious hope of faster war crimes prosecutions.

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10 Oct 16 Kosovo President Demands Prosecutors Probe War Crimes

President Hashim Thaci sent letters to Kosovo prosecutors urging them to take action to resolve a series of crimes against both ethnic Albanians and Serbs during and after the war in 1999.

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