serbian-ex-policeman-skips-trial-to-join-ukraine-rebels
16 Sep 14 Serbian Ex-Policeman Skips Trial to Join Ukraine Rebels

Despite being on trial for threatening Serbian peace campaigners with violence, Belgrade’s former anti-terrorist police spokesman has gone to fight alongside pro-Russian forces in Ukraine.

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croatian-spy-chiefs-face-joint-trial-in-germany
09 Sep 14 Croatian Spy Chiefs Face Joint Trial in Germany

Former Yugoslav intelligence officials Josip Perkovic and Zdravko Mustac, charged with involvement in the murder of a political emigré in 1983, will go on trial in Munich next month.

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macedonian-collaborator-hunters-eye-serbian-secret-files
08 Sep 14 Macedonian Collaborator Hunters Eye Secret Serbian Files

Macedonia’s Lustration Commission, which investigates suspected collaborators with the former communist regime, now hopes to gain access to classified Yugoslav files stored in Serbia.

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croatia-war-veterans-stage-new-anti-cyrillic-protest
03 Sep 14 Croatia War Veterans Stage New Anti-Cyrillic Protest

Campaigners in Vukovar put large stickers with Croatian flags over Serb Cyrillic lettering on signs on official buildings in renewed protests after their bid to force a national referendum failed.

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croatia-changes-rules-on-referendum
20 Aug 14 Croatia Moves to Toughen Referendum Rules

Embarrassed by the success of right-wing groups in overturning government policy through referendums, the Croatian authorities are changing the rules.

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croatia-war-veterans-draw-comfort-from-court-ruling
13 Aug 14 Croatia War Veterans Draw Comfort From Court Ruling

Campaigners against bilingual signs say the court decision vetoing a referendum on the issue is not a total blow to their cause.

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kosovo-indicts-serb-politician
13 Aug 14 Oliver Ivanovic Indicted For War Crimes in Kosovo

Kosovo Special Prosecutor on Monday issued an indictment against the prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic.

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croatia-court-vetoes-anti-cyrillic-referendum
12 Aug 14 Croatia Court Vetoes ‘Anti-Cyrillic’ Referendum

Court says referendum on minority rights - effectively centring on Serbian Cyrillic signs in Vukovar - may not take place as the proposed changes would undermine constitutionally guaranteed human rights.

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serbia-to-reconsider-rehabilitation-of-nazi-backed-ww2-leader
08 Aug 14 Serbia to Mull Rehabilitation of Nazi-Backed WWII Leader

Serbia’s high court was ordered to reconsider its decision to reject the rehabilitation of Milan Nedic, the controversial leader of a Nazi-backed puppet government during World War II.

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old-head-to-lead-macedonia-s-lustration-commission
01 Aug 14 New Macedonia Lustration Commission Resumes Collaborator Probe

Macedonia’s parliament elected a new team to run the controversial state office for rooting out former secret police collaborators which will check 20,000 people’s files over the next four-and-a-half years.

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macedonia-jails-terror-trial-protesters
30 Jul 14 Macedonia Jails Albanian Terrorism Trial Protesters

Six people were jailed for three years each for participating in violent protests in Skopje this month sparked by the terrorism convictions of six ethnic Albanians.

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serbia-calls-immediate-release-of-ivanovic
28 Jul 14 Belgrade Urges Kosovo Serb Politician’s ‘Immediate’ Release

The Serbian government said that local politician Oliver Ivanovic, who has been in custody since January on suspicion of involvement in war crimes and murders in Kosovo, should be bailed.

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kosovo-probes-over-20-albanians-over-war-crimes
28 Jul 14 Kosovo Probes 23 Albanians Over War Crimes

Kosovo prosecutors said they were investigating 23 ethnic Albanians over war crimes allegedly committed during the late 1990s conflict.

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trial-for-women-in-black-threaths-postponed
24 Jul 14 Serbian Policeman’s Peace Group Threat Trial Postponed

The trial of former Serbian police spokesperson Radomir Pocuca for threatening the female peace campaign group Women in Black with violence has been postponed for a second time.

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germany-to-try-yugoslav-spy-for-murder
21 Jul 14 Germany to Try Top Yugoslav Spy for Murder

The start of the trial of former intelligence agent Josip Perkovic for his alleged involvement in a political assassination in 1983 has been scheduled for October.

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