macedonian-lustration-commission-demands-sacking-of-informers
24 Oct 14 Macedonia Demands Sacking of ‘Communist Police Informers’

The Macedonian state office tasked with rooting out communist-era informers has asked for them to be sacked from their jobs, but critics say suspects are being targeted for political reasons.

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during-protest-of-croatian-disabled-war-veterans-one-dies
23 Oct 14 Disabled Croatian Veterans Rally After Protest Death

War veterans who have been protesting in Zagreb for several days held a commemoration for a wheelchair-bound female ex-soldier who reportedly died from exhaustion at a late-night rally.

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kosovo-govt-reckons-around-20-thousand-war-veterans
22 Oct 14 Kosovo Liberation Army Veterans Estimated at 20,000

Government estimates suggest that a headcount will reveal that some 20,000 guerrillas fought for the Kosovo Liberation Army against Serbian forces and are entitled to veterans’ pensions.

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yugoslav-spy-chiefs-trial-continues-in-germany
20 Oct 14 Yugoslav Spy Trial Told of ‘Double Agent Assassin’

The trial of Zdravko Mustac and Josip Perkovic, former Yugoslav intelligence chiefs accused of killing a Croat émigré, heard claims that a key prosecution witness was an assassin and a German spy.

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montenegro-s-opposition-seeks-equal-rights-for-war-veterans
20 Oct 14 Montenegro Opposition Pushes for War Veterans’ Rights

The opposition is urging parliament to give organisations representing veterans of the 1990s wars the same right to funding as those who represent World War II troops.

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first-hearings-for-yugoslav-spy-chiefs-held-in-munich
17 Oct 14 Hearings Start in Munich of Yugoslav Spy Chiefs

The first hearing for Zdravko Mustac and Josip Perkovic, two former Yugoslav Intelligence officers accused of killing a Croat emigre, started on Friday in Munich.

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yugoslav-spy-chiefs-trial-opens-in-germany
17 Oct 14 Yugoslav Spy Chiefs' Trial Opens in Germany

Senior Yugoslav intelligence service ex-officials Zvonko Mustac and Josip Perkovic are being tried in Munich for involvement in plotting the murder of a Croatian émigré in 1983.

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mladic-names-serb-general-as-key-witness-in-soldiers-killings
14 Oct 14 Mladic Denies Role in Serb Soldiers’ Mystery Killings

Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic said he was not involved in the unsolved murders of two soldiers at a Belgrade barracks in 2004, as their families have alleged.

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kosovo-monastery-vandalized-with-graffiti
13 Oct 14 Islamist Graffiti at Kosovo Serb Monastery Sparks Anger

Politicians in Pristina and Belgrade condemned the spraypainting of Islamic State and Kosovo Liberation Army graffiti on the medieval Serbian Orthodox monastery of Visoki Decani.

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hague-prosecutor-urges-montenegro-to-tackle-war-crimes
13 Oct 14 UN Prosecutor Urges Montenegro to Tackle War Crimes

Chief Hague Tribunal war crimes prosecutor Serge Brammertz expressed concern that Montenegro has not yet prosecuted any senior official for war crimes during the 1990s conflicts.

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serbia-probes-top-policemen-over-embassy-attacks
10 Oct 14 Serbia Probes Top Policemen Over Embassy Attacks

Four senior Serbian police officers are under investigation for alleged security lapses that led to attacks on the US and German embassies in Belgrade in 2008, media reported.

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eu-report-highlights-balkans-problematic-war-crimes-prosecution
09 Oct 14 EU Raps Balkans Over War Crimes Prosecutions

The latest EU progress report said that Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia are still making unacceptably slow progress in prosecuting war crimes.

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serbia-urged-to-solve-barracks-killings-mystery
06 Oct 14 Serbia Urged to Solve ‘Mladic Hideout’ Deaths Mystery

Families of two soldiers killed ten years ago at a Belgrade barracks, allegedly because they saw war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic hiding there, urged Serbia to finally prosecute the murderers.

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convicted-croatian-war-criminal-transferred-for-a-defamation-suit-in-osijek
03 Oct 14 Jailed Croatia General Sues Over ‘War Profiteer’ Claim

General Branimir Glavas, currently serving a war crimes sentence in Bosnia, has been sent to Croatia to pursue his libel case against the mayor of Osijek, who called him a war profiteer.

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fbi-urged-to-oversee-macedonian-mass-murder-case
02 Oct 14 FBI Urged to Oversee Macedonia ‘Terrorism’ Case

Macedonia’s main ethnic Albanian political party urged the US Federal Bureau of Investigation to oversee a possible new probe of the terrorism convictions of six Albanians which sparked ethnic unrest.

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