29 Nov 16 Bosnian Serb Honours for War Criminals Challenged

A rights group has filed criminal complaints to the state prosecutor over honours given by the Bosnian Serb authorities to convicted war criminals including Radovan Karadzic.

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24 Nov 16 Kosovo Dissident’s Serbian Assassins Given Life Sentences

A Belgian court has given life sentences to a former Yugoslav secret police official and two Serbian hitmen for the assassination of Kosovo Albanian dissident Enver Hadri in Brussels in 1990.

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23 Nov 16 Yugoslav Spy Chief Convicted of Kosovo Dissident’s Murder

A former Yugoslav secret police official and two Serbian hitmen were convicted of the assassination of Kosovo Albanian dissident Enver Hadri in Brussels in 1990.

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23 Nov 16 Kosovo Budget Held up by Row Over Veteran Benefits

As the Kosovo parliament readies to discuss the 2017 budget, relations within the ruling coalition have reached a new low over the size of funds allocated for veterans of the independence war.

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23 Nov 16 Bosnian Military Property Dispute Bars Way to NATO

A Constitutional Court ruling on a property dispute over military facilities could help Bosnia move towards membership of NATO but also spark a new showdown between the country’s Serbs and state institutions.

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16 Nov 16 Croatian Minister Visits Bosnia, Defies War Crimes Claim

Croatian Defence Minister Damir Krsticevic visited Bosnia and Herzegovina despite the recent revelation that Bosnian Serb officials filed a criminal complaint accusing him of war crimes during the 1990s conflict.

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14 Nov 16 Macedonian War Crimes Convict Runs for Parliament

The ruling VMRO DPMNE party has nominated Johan Tarculovski, the only Macedonian convicted by the Hague war crimes tribunal, as a candidate in parliamentary elections on December 11.

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11 Nov 16 Croatian Defence Minister Accused of War Crimes in Bosnia

Bosnian Serb officials have filed a criminal complaint accusing Croatian Defence Minister Damir Krsticevic and 15 other former high-ranking Croatian officers of committing war crimes during the 1992-95 conflict.

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11 Nov 16 Serbia’s Seselj Hymns Trump with Nationalist Song

Serbian Radical Party leader and war crimes defendant Vojislav Seselj played a newly-recorded version of a nationalist song in parliament with lyrics celebrating Donald Trump as a heroic saviour.

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11 Nov 16 Croatia Wants to Prosecute Alleged War Crimes in Bosnia

After reports that Croatia's Vice-Prime Minister is under investigation for war crimes in Bosnia, a Croatian expert says Zagreb could take over the prosecution of crimes allegedly committed by Croatian citizens in Bosnia.

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08 Nov 16 Bosnian Mayors Protest as War Criminal Given Mandate

Mayors from Bosnia’s north-western canton of Una-Sana walked out of an official ceremony in protest when convicted war criminal Fikret Abdic collected his mandate as municipal chief of Velika Kladusa.

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08 Nov 16 Kosovo Albanians Remove Serbian Street Signs in Protest

Kosovo Albanians in the town of Kllokot/Klokot have taken down street signs with Serbian names that were installed in an Albanian-majority neighbourhood by the local Serb-led municipality.

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08 Nov 16 War Crime Arrests May Fuel Bosnian Croat Separatism

The arrests of ten Bosnian Croats on war crimes charges is likely to further encourage Bosnian Croat demands for their own entity, experts warn.

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07 Nov 16 Former EU Judge Cleared of Kosovo Bribe-Taking

Prosecutors ruled that there is no evidence that former EU rule-of-law mission Francesco Florit demanded or took a bribe to acquit defendants in triple murder and bombing cases in Kosovo.

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03 Nov 16 Serbia Releases Kosovo Albanian ‘War Crimes Suspect’

Former Kosovo Liberation Army member Hilmi Kelmendi, the second Kosovo Albanian to be detained in Serbia in recent weeks over allegations of wartime crimes, has been released.

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