serbia-welcomes-new-kosovo-war-crimes-court
24 Apr 14 Serbia Welcomes New Kosovo War Crimes Court

Belgrade said that the establishment of a new Kosovo tribunal with international judges to prosecute war crimes was “good news” that would shift guilt away from Serbia.

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kosovo-mps-approve-set-up-of-war-crime-tribunal
23 Apr 14 Kosovo MPs Approve New War Crimes Court

After a heated debate, Kosovo lawmakers voted for the establishment of a new special court to probe war crimes and organ-trafficking allegedly committed by Kosovo Liberation Army guerrillas.

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kosovo-urged-to-approve-war-crime-tribunal
22 Apr 14 Kosovo Extends EU Rule-of-Law Mission Mandate

The government agreed to extend the mandate of the EU mission and its task force which investigates allegations of wartime organ-harvesting, illegal detentions, killings and torture.

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croatia-extradites-yugoslav-spy-chief-to-germany
22 Apr 14 Croatia Extradites Yugoslav Spy Chief to Germany

Zdravko Mustac, wanted for his alleged involvement in a political assassination carried out by the Yugoslav secret services in 1983, has been sent to Germany to stand trial.

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kosovo-serbs-petition-for-ivanovic-s-release
17 Apr 14 Belgrade Campaigns for Kosovo Serb Politician’s Release

The Serbian government and the political party of detained Kosovo Serb leader Oliver Ivanovic, who is accused of war crimes, have launched a petition demanding his release.

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croatia-president-all-war-crimes-must-be-punished
17 Apr 14 Croatia President: All War Crimes Must Be Punished

President Ivo Josipovic said that many war crimes still remain unprosecuted, sending the wrong message to Croatian society and to future generations.

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kosovo-serb-arrest-linked-to-kosovo-war-aftermath
16 Apr 14 Kosovo Serb Arrested for Post-War Murder

The EU rule-of-law mission has arrested a Serb for an alleged murder linked to violent unrest that rocked northern Kosovo in 2000 after the war with Belgrade’s forces ended.

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croatia-rejects-ex-yugoslav-spy-s-extradition-appeal
16 Apr 14 Croatia Dismisses Ex-Yugoslav Spy’s Extradition Appeal

The Croatian supreme court rejected an appeal against extradition by former intelligence agent Zdravko Mustac, who is wanted in Germany over his alleged involvement in a political assassination.

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croatian-ngos-deep-divisions-within-croatian-society
14 Apr 14 Post-War Reconciliation in Croatia ‘Stalled’, Report Warns

No new war crimes indictments were raised against Croatian troops last year and discussions about dealing with the past have “deeply polarised” society, a Zagreb-based NGO warned.

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kosovo-asks-eu-for-war-crime-tribunal
14 Apr 14 Kosovo Asks EU to Set Up New Tribunal

President Atifete Jahjaga said she would ask the EU to set up a special court outside Kosovo to deal with war crimes committed in the 1990s, having secured all-party consent.

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new-book-decries-medicus-injustice
11 Apr 14 New Book Decries Medicus ‘Injustice’

Economist-turned-author says interest has been extraordinary in her new book, which says her husband and son were unfairly prosecuted in the notorious Medicus organ-trafficking case.

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kosovo-mps-slam-government-on-memorial-neglect
10 Apr 14 Kosovo MPs Outraged as War Memorial Closes

Kosovo MPs have slated the authorities for neglecting a memorial dedicated to Kosovo fighters whose sponsors have now closed it, saying it was vandalised.

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croatian-anti-cyrillic-campaigners-revolted-by-government-s-neglect
10 Apr 14 Croatian Anti-Cyrillic Activists Say Govt Ignoring Them

Croatian war veterans, who want a referendum to limit minority rights and end official use of Serbian Cyrillic script in parts of Croatia, accuse the government of ignoring their initiative.

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court-gives-go-ahead-to-macedonian-disputed-lustration-law
10 Apr 14 Court Gives Go-Ahead to Macedonian Disputed Lustration Law

After almost two years of deliberation, the Constitutional Court said there are no problematic provisions in the country’s controversial Lustration Law, aimed at rooting out former police collaborators.

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serbia-re-starts-examination-of-suspected-kosovo-mass-grave
08 Apr 14 Serbia Re-Starts Examination of Suspected Kosovo Mass Grave

Serbian authorities re-started the examination of a suspected mass grave near the town of Raska where it is believed ethnic Albanians killed by Serbian forces in the Kosovo war may be buried.

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