25 Feb 15 Interpol Seeks Arrest of 17 Yugoslav Fighters

Interpol has issued ‘red notices’ for 17 former members of Serbian forces, including a ruling party MP, over allegations that they committed war crimes in Kosovo in April 1999.

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24 Feb 15 Serbian Minister Defends Support for Wanted Paramilitary

Serbia’s justice minister said he would continue to fight the extradition of paramilitary leader ‘Captain Dragan’ from Australia to Croatia to stand trial for alleged war crimes.

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10 Feb 15 Croatian General Glavas Accused of Inciting Violence

A Zagreb-based NGO has filed criminal charges against wartime Croatian general Branimir Glavas, accusing him of inciting violence and hatred at a rally to celebrate his release from jail.

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09 Feb 15 Croatia Cancels Operation Storm War Crimes Indictment

The Croatian state attorney’s office withdrew an indictment against two former special police force members for war crimes committed immediately after the Operation Storm military offensive in August 1995.

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27 Jan 15 Croatia Drops Warrant for Branimir Glavas Arrest

Zagreb county court revoked an international warrant for wartime general Branimir Glavas, who could now return to Croatia without being detained after the quashing of his war crimes conviction.

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26 Jan 15 Bosnian Court Criticised Over Quashed Verdicts

Last year the appeals chambers of the Bosnian court either quashed or significantly amended most of their first-instance war crimes verdicts, sparking criticism of their competence.

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22 Jan 15 Sarajevo Prosecutor Reopens Deputy PM Murder Case

The newly-appointed Sarajevo Canton chief prosecutor said she has reopened an investigation into the murder of Hakija Turajlic, wartime Deputy Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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16 Jan 15 Bosnia Blocks Controversial War Crimes Convict Releases

The Bosnian constitutional court has put a stop to the releases of war crimes convicts whose verdicts are quashed because the wrong criminal code was used at their trials.

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07 Jan 15 Extradition of Fighter Accused of Burning Bosniaks Delayed

A French appeals court postponed its decision on the extradition of a former Bosnian Serb fighter suspected of participating in burning dozens of Bosniak civilians alive in Visegrad in 1992.

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24 Dec 14 Croatia Indicts Alleged Manjaca Camp Commander

The state attorney’s office indicted the alleged commander of the Serb-run Manjaca detention camp in Bosnia and Herzegovina for the abuse of prisoners of war in 1991.

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12 Dec 14 Serb Paramilitary ‘Captain Dragan’ Closer to Extradition

Former Serb paramilitary commander Dragan Vasiljkovic’s court plea to stop his extradition from Australia to Croatia, where he is wanted for alleged war crimes, was turned down.

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08 Dec 14 Bosnian Serb Train Massacre Suspects Remanded

Fifteen Bosnian Serbs arrested on suspicion of seizing 20 passengers from a train in the Bosnian town of Strpci in 1993 and killing them have been remanded in custody for a month.

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05 Dec 14 Serbia, Bosnia Arrest 15 in War Crimes Swoop

In a joint operation, Serbia and Bosnia arrested 15 people suspected of seizing 20 passengers from a train in the Bosnian town of Strpci during wartime in 1993 and killing them.

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02 Dec 14 Kosovo Ex-Mayor Quizzed Over Policeman’s Killing

The Serb former mayor of the Zubin Potok municipality, Slavisa Ristic, was questioned by EU rule-of-law mission prosecutors over the murder of a Kosovo police officer in 2011.

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27 Nov 14 Croatia Probes ‘Salami King’ Over War Profiteering

A well-known producer of salami and other meat products, Georg ‘Djuro’ Gavrilovic, is under investigation for allegedly taking money intended for buying arms for Croatian forces in the 1990s war.

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