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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fugitive-croatian-war-criminal-surrenders-in-peru
15 Jul 14 Fugitive Croatian War Criminal Surrenders in Peru

Igor Mikola, a member of the ‘Mercepovci’ police unit involved in the notorious killing of a Serb family in Croatia in 1991, gave himself up after a gunfight in Lima.

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macedonia-albanian-protests-pass-off-peacefully
11 Jul 14 Macedonia Albanian Protests Pass Off Peacefully

Ethnic Albanians took to the streets again on Friday in protest against the recent conviction of six alleged terrorists.

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more-protests-and-counter-protest-called-on-macedonian-terror-trial
10 Jul 14 Macedonia Braces for Rival Ethnic Protests

Police are on alert after ethnic Albanian and Macedonian activists both called protests for Friday in the wake of unrest last week sparked by the convictions of alleged Islamist terrorists.

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kosovo-war-veterans-call-for-re-trial-in-monster-case
09 Jul 14 Retrial Demanded in Macedonia Mass Murder Case

An ethnic Albanian leader in Macedonia urged an internationally monitored retrial of the so-called 'Monster' case after six Albanians were found guilty of terrorism and jailed for life.

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more-calls-for-ethnic-protests-in-macedonia
07 Jul 14 Macedonia PM Vows to Stop Ethnic Unrest

Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski said he would not allow the escalation of violent unrest which erupted after the terrorism convictions of alleged Albanian Islamists for the killing of five ethnic Macedonians.

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smaller-protests-in-macedonia-after-friday-s-ethnic-unrest
06 Jul 14 Macedonia Albanians Renew Protests After Unrest

Protesters returned to the streets in smaller numbers after violent unrest on Friday sparked by the terrorism convictions of alleged Albanian Islamists for the killing of five ethnic Macedonians.

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calm-restored-in-macedonian-capital-after-friday-s-ethnic-unrest
05 Jul 14 Macedonia Protest Unrest Leaves 20 Police Injured

Police have restored calm after ethnic Albanian protesters clashed with riot squads at a rally against the jailing of alleged extremist Muslims for the ‘terrorist’ murders of ethnic Macedonians.

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high-risk-ethnic-protest-announced-in-macedonian-capital
04 Jul 14 Unrest Erupts at Macedonia Albanians’ Terror Trial Protest

Several thousand protesters clashed with police in Skopje at a rally against the jailing of alleged extremist ethnic Albanian Muslims for the ‘terrorist’ murders of ethnic Macedonians.

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croatian-government-authenticates-anti-cyrillic-petition
04 Jul 14 Croatian Government Authenticates Anti-Cyrillic Petition

The authorities confirmed that a petition for a referendum to end official use of Serbian Cyrillic script in parts of Croatia has over 526,000 signatures – enough to trigger a vote.

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macedonia-albanian-activists-slam-terrorism-murder-sentences
01 Jul 14 Macedonia Albanian Activists Slam ‘Terrorism’ Murder Verdict

An ethnic Albanian NGO said that the terrorism convictions of six alleged Islamic extremists over the killings of five ethnic Macedonians in Skopje was a political set-up.

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ngo-urge-eu-to-end-serbia-s-war-past-impunity
01 Jul 14 EU ‘Must Press Serbia to Punish 1990s Crimes’

During EU membership talks, Brussels must put pressure on Belgrade to end impunity for war crimes and human rights violations committed during the 1990s, Serbian campaigners urged.

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