19 Oct 16 First Witnesses Testify Against Serb Paramilitary ‘Captain Dragan’

Former Croatian prisoners of war were the first witnesses at the war crimes trial of the 1990s Serb paramilitary commander Dragan Vasiljkovic, better known as ‘Captain Dragan’.

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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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05 Oct 16 Croatian Veterans Ready to Meet Serbian Ex-Soldiers

One of the leaders of Croatia’s war veterans, Josip Klemm, said he was ready to have talks with former Serbian soldiers in order to help find people who are still missing from the 1990s conflict.

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22 Sep 16 Prosecutors at BIRN War Crimes Conference Urge Cooperation

Prosecutors from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Montenegro, as well as the Hague Tribunal and the EU’s Kosovo mission, told a BIRN conference that states must work together to prosecute war crimes.

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22 Sep 16 BIRN Launches Interactive War Crimes Verdict Map

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network has launched a unique database of the publicly-available final verdicts delivered in 348 war crimes cases by courts in the former Yugoslavia and by the UN tribunal in The Hague.

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21 Sep 16 BIRN Hosts Conference on War Crimes Prosecution

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network will host a regional conference on Thursday at which prosecutors and experts will discuss progress and difficulties in prosecuting war crimes in former Yugoslav countries.

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20 Sep 16 Serb Paramilitary Captain Dragan: ‘I Defended Yugoslavia’

Former Serbian paramilitary commander Dragan Vasiljkovic, known as ‘Captain Dragan’, pleaded not guilty to war crimes as his trial started in Croatia, claiming he was only defending his homeland Yugoslavia.

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15 Sep 16 Serb Paramilitary Complains to UN of ‘Illegal’ Extradition

Wartime Serb paramilitary commander Dragan Vasiljkovic, known as ‘Captain Dragan’, sent a complaint to the UN claiming he was illegally detained in Australia for years and unlawfully extradited to Croatia.

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09 Sep 16 Ecumenical Patriarch Visits Croatia WWII Concentration Camp

Bartholomew I of Constantinople, the ecumenical leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians, will visit the concentration camp at Jasenovac that was run by Croatia’s Nazi-allied WWII-era regime.

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06 Sep 16 Serbia Jails ‘Croatian Spy’ for Three Years

Cedo Colovic, a former wartime fighter who reportedly has both Croatian and Serbian citizenship, admitted being involved in espionage and was sentenced to three years in prison.

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06 Sep 16 Serbian ‘Spy’ Suspect Arrest Leaves Family Mystified

The sister of Cedo Colovic, a former wartime fighter who has Croatian and Serbian citizenship and was arrested in Serbia for alleged espionage, said his family has been told nothing about his case.

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05 Sep 16 Balkan Prosecutors Vow Justice for War Crimes Victims

Amid heightened regional tensions, prosecutors from Bosnia, Croatia and Montenegro met to show commitment to achieving justice for war crimes victims, the Hague Tribunal’s chief prosecutor said.

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01 Sep 16 Serbia Slates EU Response to Complaints About Croatia

Serbian officials have condemned as inadequate the response of the President of the European Commission to their complaints about the 'anti-Serbian atmosphere' in Croatia.

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30 Aug 16 Over 10,000 Still Missing from Yugoslav Wars

There are still 10,653 missing persons in the former Yugoslavia but the process of finding them is being hampered by divisions between countries in the region, the Serbian authorities warned.

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24 Aug 16 Croatia Threatens to Arrest Vojislav Seselj

Croatia’s prime minister warned that nationalist leader Vojislav Seselj, who says he has been given a Serbian diplomatic passport and plans to visit Zagreb, will be arrested if he enters the country.

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