Those responsible for the killings of more than 7,000 men at Srebrenica have so far been sentenced to a total of 476 years in prison, including two life sentences.
Fifteen years on, the world has yet to define itself clearly in relation to the Srebrenica crime – and unfortunately, this ambiguity encourages Serbia to continue obstructing efforts to rebuild Bosnia.
No indictments appear in sight for any former members of the feared Serbian paramilitary unit that left carnage and death in its wake as it rampaged and looted through Croatia and Bosnia.
Bosnia’s former Deputy Chief Prosecutor speaks about the problems and pressures he encountered during his term of office.
Race by political leaders to issue qualified, conditional apologies for the crimes of the 1990s is not doing the victims justice, or leading to lasting reconciliation.
With both countries now filing genocide cases against each other in The Hague, relations between the two EU aspirants seem set to worsen.
Besides issues of budgets and foreign personnel, the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina managed to achieve major results this year, pronouncing around 400 years in prison sentences.
While many inhabitants of the Republika Srpska cherish the idea of having their own state, few appear willing to resort to arms to achieve this goal.
Head of Serbia’s Helsinki Committee says Serbia still ‘relativizes’ its crimes and has failed to tell young people the truth of what happened in the 1990s.
Legal changes will allow trials in Britain of persons suspected of having committed war crimes in third countries since 1991. But experts say there will still be loopholes.
Delays in building long awaited high-security state prison mean war-crime convicts have to serve sentences in low-grade entity-run facilities.
Serbia’s move to investigate the May 1992 killings of JNA soldiers in Sarajevo raises as many questions as it answers.
In 2008 the War Crimes Chamber of the State Court worked intensively on processing war crime indictees, resulting in a number of arrests and indictments and jail sentences totalling more than 600 years.
Serbia can only achieve full cooperation with the UN war crimes tribunal once wartime Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic is at The Hague court, the Dutch Foreign Minister tells Balkan Insight.
Key dates and events in transitional justice in Serbia.
Key dates and events in the Bosnia war.