13 Dec 17 US Urges Serbia to Tackle Kosovo Massacre Cover-Up

The US State Department said that those responsible for moving the bodies of Kosovo Albanian civilians killed in the 1999 war to mass graves in Serbia should be brought to justice.

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12 Dec 17 Kosovo, Macedonia Urge International Probe of Kumanovo Shootout

Kosovo and Macedonia’s prime ministers agreed to push for an international investigation into a deadly 2015 shootout with police in Kumanovo, for which 16 Kosovo citizens have been jailed for terrorism.

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11 Dec 17 War Criminal Praljak’s Death Commemorated in Croatia

Several thousand people, including two Croatian ministers, MPs, generals and convicted war criminals, attended a ceremony commemorating Bosnian Croat general Slobodan Praljak, who killed himself at the Hague Tribunal.

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07 Dec 17 Hague Tribunal Declares ‘Mission Accomplished’

The president of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, which closes this month, told the UN Security Council that the court had “forever changed the landscape of international justice”.

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04 Dec 17 Plenkovic Visits Bosnia to ‘Calm’ Bosnian Croat Fury

The Croatian Prime Minister is visiting Bosnian Croats to ‘calm them down’ following the dramatic suicide in court of a Bosnian Croat war crimes convict Slobodan Praljak.

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01 Dec 17 Serbian Street Named After Nazi Collaborator Revealed

Anti-fascist activists have identified a previously little-known street named after Milan Nedic, head of Serbia’s World War II Nazi collaborationist government, in the town of Arandjelovac.

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28 Nov 17 Kosovo Veterans Protest at Macedonia Shootout Convictions

Kosovo Liberation Army veterans marked Albanian independence day by protesting against the convictions of 33 ethnic Albanians found guilty of involvement in a deadly gun battle with police in Kumanovo, Macedonia.

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27 Nov 17 Croatian President Criticised for Backing War Crimes Defendants

A Zagreb rights NGO urged parliament to censure Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic for speaking in support of six former Bosnian Croat officials who are awaiting their verdict at the Hague Tribunal.

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27 Nov 17 Serbian Football Fans Show Support for Ratko Mladic

Hundreds of fans of Red Star Belgrade chanted support for recently-convicted Bosnian Serb Army commander Ratko Mladic, while players at a small provincial Serbian club wore shirts featuring his picture.

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24 Nov 17 Ex-UN Peacekeeper Accuses Croatia of Harbouring Criminals

A former soldier with international peacekeeping forces in Bosnia and Herzegovina has appealed for Croats accused of committing wartime crimes in Stolac and Capljina to be sent from Croatia to Bosnia to face trial.

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17 Nov 17 Serb General Blames ‘Terrorists’ for Massacring Bosniaks

The defence team for Bosnian Serb general Novak Djukic, who was convicted of the 1995 Tuzla massacre, have blamed the attack on unknown “terrorists” - a claim that was sharply criticised by human rights campaigners.

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14 Nov 17 Four Serbian Men Convicted of Torching US Embassy

Four men were given suspended sentences for setting fire to the US embassy in Belgrade at a protest that broke out in 2008 after Kosovo declared independence from Serbia.

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13 Nov 17 Kosovo Court Upholds Serbian Church’s Right to Land

The Kosovo Appeals Court granted the Serbian Orthodox Church land ownership rights to a church that has been a source of dispute since the 1990s, rejecting an appeal from the University of Pristina.

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10 Nov 17 Kosovo Aids Families of Macedonia Shootout Convicts

The Kosovo government will give 219,000 euro in aid to family members of ethnic Albanians convicted of terrorism or killed during the two-day Kumanovo gunbattle with police in Macedonia in 2015.

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07 Nov 17 Republika Srpska Postpones State Judiciary Referendum

After a marathon session, the Bosnian Serb parliament suspended a decision to hold a controversial referendum challenging the powers of the country's state-level judiciary.

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