kosovo-police-director-arrested-in-serbia-09-29-2016
29 Sep 16 Serbia Arrests Kosovo Police Director for ‘Terrorism’

Kosovo police’s director in the Mitrovica area, Nehat Thaci, has been arrested at a border crossing by the Serbian authorities on terrorism charges, although the specific allegations remain unknown.

Full Article
dodik-i-won-t-be-safe-in-sarajevo-09-27-2016
27 Sep 16 Milorad Dodik: I Won’t Be Safe in Sarajevo

Milorad Dodik, the president of Bosnia’s Serb-dominated entity Republika Srpska, said his security has been jeopardised by a Bosniak political leader who compared him to slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.

Full Article
dodik-rejects-calls-for-arrest-as-state-prosecutor-takes-on-referendum-09-27-2016
27 Sep 16 Bosnian Serb Leader ‘Unafraid’ of Arrest over Referendum

Milorad Dodik, the president of Bosnia’s Serb-dominated entity Republika Srpska, shrugged off the possibility of arrest after state prosecutors called him for questioning over a banned ‘statehood day’ referendum.

Full Article
kosovo-prosecution-admits-not-investigating-village-killings-09-27-2016
27 Sep 16 Kosovo Prosecution Admits Not Investigating Village Killings

Kosovo’s Special Prosecution has admitted that it is not investigating the killings and disappearances of Albanians and Serbs in the village of Mushtisht/Mustiste during and after the war in 1999.

Full Article
referendum-statistics-lack-oversight-say-analysts-as-turnout-figures-released-09-26-2016
26 Sep 16 Bosnian Serb Referendum Results Questioned

After the final results of the controversial referendum showed an overwhelming majority had voted to keep the date of the entity’s ‘statehood day’, some experts have queried the reliability of the results.

Full Article
republika-srpska-referendum-early-results-09-25-2016
25 Sep 16 Bosnian Serbs Defy State with Referendum Landslide

People in Bosnia’s Serb-dominated Republika Srpska voted overwhelmingly in a referendum to defy a ruling by the state-level Constitutional Court that banned the entity’s ‘statehood day’, initial results suggested.

Full Article
polls-open-in-controversial-republika-srpska-referendum-09-23-2016
25 Sep 16 Bosnian Serbs Vote in Disputed Referendum

Despite growing concerns over the controversial vote on Republika Srpska’s public holiday, polling stations opened in Bosnia’s Serb-dominated entity regardless.

Full Article
pristina-students-with-actions-against-orthodox-church-09-19-2016
20 Sep 16 Kosovo Students Protest Against Serbian Church

Kosovo students have been protesting against a Serbian Orthodox Church that stands on the Pristina University campus, claiming that it is a symbol of Slobodan Milosevic’s repressive regime.

Full Article
disputed-bosnian-serb-referendum-divides-russia-and-serbia-09-19-2016
20 Sep 16 Russia Lends Full Backing to Bosnian Serb Referendum

The Bosnian Serbs' historic allies, Serbia and Russia, appear increasingly divided over the controversial referendum set to take place on Sunday, with Moscow openly backing the vote.

Full Article
bosnian-court-approves-ban-on-serb-referendum-09-17-2016-2
17 Sep 16 Bosnian Court Approves Ban on Serb Referendum

The state-level Constitutional Court ruled in favour of a request from Bosniak politicians and temporarily banned an ethnically-divisive referendum planned by Bosnia’s Serb-dominated entity Republika Srpska.

Full Article
pristina-students-against-the-orthodox-church-in-university-campus-09-16-2016
16 Sep 16 Pristina Students Demand Orthodox Church Demolition

A group of students at Pristina University has demanded that a Serbian Orthodox church that stands on the university campus should be demolished or turned into student facilities.

Full Article
all-eyes-turn-to-bosnia-s-constitutional-court-09-16-2016-1
16 Sep 16 Bosnian Court Faces Crucial Decision on Serb Referendum

After international diplomacy failed to halt an ethnically-divisive referendum planned by Bosnia’s Serb-dominated entity Republika Srpska, its opponents hope that the country’s Constitutional Court can find a last-minute solution.

Full Article
republika-srpska-is-not-backing-out-on-referendum-09-09-2016
09 Sep 16 Bosnian Serbs Give Ultimatum to Constitutional Court

Milorad Dodik, the president of Bosnia’s Serb-dominated entity Republika Srpska, said he will only cancel a controversial referendum if the state Constitutional Court gives in to his demands.

Full Article
serbia-sentenced-croatian-spy-to-3-years-in-prison-09-06-2016
06 Sep 16 Serbia Jails ‘Croatian Spy’ for Three Years

Cedo Colovic, a former wartime fighter who reportedly has both Croatian and Serbian citizenship, admitted being involved in espionage and was sentenced to three years in prison.

Full Article
arrested-croatian-spy-leaves-public-bemused-09-05-2016
06 Sep 16 Serbian ‘Spy’ Suspect Arrest Leaves Family Mystified

The sister of Cedo Colovic, a former wartime fighter who has Croatian and Serbian citizenship and was arrested in Serbia for alleged espionage, said his family has been told nothing about his case.

Full Article

Daily Newsletter

* indicates required
Balkan Transitional Justice Weekly
Email Format