neglected-wartime-traumas-haunt-serbian-soldiers 12 Jun 15 Neglected Wartime Traumas Haunt Serbian Soldiers

Former Serbian soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder say they are being neglected by a state which wanted them to fight its wars but refuses to help them recover.

zagreb-slams-bosnia-over-croatian-fighters-indictments 11 Jun 15 Zagreb Slams Bosnia Over Croatian Fighters’ Indictments

Croatian Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic has described claims in indictments that Zagreb’s forces were involved in wartime crimes in Bosnia and Herzegovina as “insulting” and is refusing to cooperate with the Sarajevo judiciary.

the-three-trials-of-momcilo-krajisnik 03 Jun 15 The Three Trials of Momcilo Krajisnik

Former Bosnian Serb parliament speaker and Hague convict Momcilo Krajisnik told BIRN that he has struggled to live with being labelled a war criminal, and wants to clear his name.

from-albania-to-bosnia-brothers-need-arms-1 01 Jun 15 From Albania to Bosnia: Brothers Need Arms

In the early 1990s, Albania offered its help to the United States, which was looking for ways to support the Bosnian Muslim side in the conflict in the former Yugoslavia.

apologies-only-part-of-reconciliation-process 22 May 15 War Crimes: Why ‘Sorry’ is Never Enough

Leading Serb politicians have apologised to Bosniaks for wartime crimes, but experts and victims say that without more concrete gestures of reconciliation, their words mean little.

bosnia-s-wartime-legacy-fuels-radical-islam 13 May 15 Bosnia’s Wartime Legacy Fuels Radical Islam

Islamist militancy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which was behind a recent deadly attack on a police station in Zvornik, was first nurtured by foreign Mujahideen fighters in the 1990s conflict, experts believe.

appeals-court-row-stalls-bosnia-s-judicial-reforms 07 May 15 Appeals Court Row Stalls Bosnia’s Judicial Reforms

A dispute between politicians over establishing a state-level appeals court has halted the country’s judicial reforms and caused the European Union to suspend vital funding for war crimes prosecutions.

martyr-status-urged-for-kosovo-s-yugoslav-political-victims 04 May 15 ‘Martyr’ Status Urged for Kosovo’s Yugoslav Political Victims

Families of Kosovo Albanians killed during pre-war resistance to the authorities in the former Yugoslavia are demanding that the government recognise them as ‘martyrs of the nation’.

serbia-feels-the-heat-over-seselj-extradition 03 Apr 15 Serbia Feels the Heat Over Seselj Extradition

Pressure on the Serbian government to send war crimes suspect Vojislav Seselj back to detention in The Hague is likely to prove insurmountable in the end.

bitter-memories-of-kosovo-s-deadly-march-riots 17 Mar 15 Bitter Memories of Kosovo’s Deadly March Riots

Eleven years after ethnically-charged unrest across Kosovo left 19 people dead and caused many more to flee, an elderly Serb couple recall how they survived the violence.

strpci-last-stop-on-a-fatal-journey 27 Feb 15 Strpci: Last Stop on a Fatal Journey

Twenty-two years ago, Serb paramilitaries stopped a train in Bosnia, seized 20 passengers and killed them – and only now is there a possibility that most of the suspects will face justice.

serbia-s-leaders-find-new-enemies-within 23 Feb 15 Serbia’s Leaders Find New ‘Enemies Within’

The country’s war crimes prosecutor has come under fire from senior officials after announcing that the Serbian Army’s top general could be investigated over his role in the Kosovo conflict.

bosnian-baby-beats-ethnically-divided-system 16 Feb 15 Bosnian Baby Beats Ethnically-Divided System

The parents of nine-month-old Faruk Salaka have become the first to register their son’s nationality as ‘Bosnian’, defeating a system that insists on strict ethnic definitions.

bosnia-s-segregated-schools-maintain-educational-divide 13 Feb 15 Bosnia’s Segregated Schools Maintain Educational Divide

The country’s ethnic and political divisions are reflected in its education system, which experts worry is implanting the prejudices of the past in the minds of a new generation.

the-icj-verdict-the-genocide-case-that-wasn-t 03 Feb 15 The ICJ Verdict: The Genocide Case That Wasn’t

While the judgement is unsurprising, as the problems between Croatia and Serbia were essentially political, it should invite discussion on what states are obligated to do for crime victims.

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