11 Dec 17 Bosnia Arrests Wartime Commander for General’s Murder

Hamdija Abdic, alias Tigar, who is considered a hero by Bosnian Army veterans, was arrested on suspicion that he was involved in the killing of a Bosnian Croat general in 1995.

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11 Dec 17 Bosnian War Victims Praise Hague Tribunal’s Successes

Despite some shortcomings, the Hague Tribunal, which closes this month, has identified and prosecuted those responsible for grave crimes and brought some justice to people who suffered, said members of Bosnia’s Association of Victims.

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08 Dec 17 US to Deport Bosnian Serb Accused of Srebrenica Killings

The US will deport Oliver Dragic, accused of having been a member of a Bosnian Serb police unit that participated in the Srebrenica genocide in 1995, for lying while claiming refugee status.

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06 Dec 17 Bosnia Charges Serb Mayor with Wartime Persecution

The mayor of Vlasenica and three other ex-policemen have been charged with the wartime murders, forcible disappearances, unlawful detention, torture and abuse of Bosniak civilians in the Vlasenica area.

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05 Dec 17 Bosnia Charges Serb Ex-Soldiers with 28 Civilians’ Murders

The Bosnian prosecution indicted four former Bosnian Serb Army soldiers for committing a war crime by killing 28 Bosniak and Croat civilians in the village of Oborci, near Donji Vakuf, in 1995.

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04 Dec 17 Bosnia Arrests 13 Suspected of Crimes in Konjic

The Bosnian prosecution has arrested 13 men on suspicion that they committed crimes against humanity in the Konjic area in 1992.

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27 Nov 17 Serbia Ends Probe of Army General for Kosovo Atrocities

The Serbian war crimes prosecution has ended its investigation into retired Yugoslav Army general Dragan Zivanovic, shutting down the only known probe of a top official in Serbia for Kosovo war crimes.

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21 Nov 17 Yugoslav Troops Accused of Killing Croatian Villagers

Serbia’s Humanitarian Law Centre filed a criminal complaint against Yugoslav People’s Army troops and Serb Territorial Defence fighters for allegedly killing 48 Croatian civilians in the villages of Skabrnja and Nadin in 1991.

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01 Nov 17 Bosnia Arrests Man with Missing Copy of Dayton Agreement

The Bosnian Serb police arrested a man in the town of Pale after they searched his apartment and found an original copy of the 1995 Dayton Peace Agreement that ended the Bosnian war.

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19 Oct 17 European Court Rejects Bosniak Prisoners’ Case Against Serbia

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that a complaint against Serbia by Bosniaks who were imprisoned in Serbian detention camps during the Bosnian war was inadmissible.

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05 Oct 17 Killed Serbian Soldiers’ Families Seek Details of Probe

On the anniversary of two soldiers’ killings at a Belgrade barracks where war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic was allegedly hiding, their families asked officials to tell them if the investigation has made progress.

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22 Sep 17 Ex-Yugoslav Leaders Urged to Back Truth Commission

The presidents of all ex-Yugoslav countries have been urged to sign an agreement to set up the RECOM regional commission to establish the facts about war crimes and other rights violations between 1991 and 2001.

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20 Sep 17 Pristina Albanians Quizzed over Serb Minister ‘Torture’ Claims

The Special Prosecution asked police to interview people in Pristina who made allegations that Kosovo’s new Serb agriculture minister Nenad Rikalo tortured Albanians during the war - a claim he denies.

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28 Aug 17 Kosovo Arrests Serb on War Crimes Charges

A Serb was detained in a village near the Kosovo town of Suhareka/Suva Reka on war crimes charges, sparking allegations of persecution from officials in Belgrade.

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11 Aug 17 Kosovo Albanian Detained for War Crimes Against Albanians

A Kosovo court remanded Agim Sahitaj in custody after prosecutors accused him of operating alongside Serbian forces to attack, kill, rob and expel Kosovo Albanian villagers during the war in 1999.

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