08 Dec 16 Kosovo Bans Building of Serb Wall in Mitrovica

The building of a concrete wall by the Serb authorities on their side of the bridge that ethnically divides the Kosovo town of Mitrovica was ordered to stop after strong criticism by Kosovo Albanian officials.

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08 Dec 16 Serbian Politician Urges Reinstatement of Milosevic Honour

Rights activists protested after a controversial politician in Leskovac called for Slobodan Milosevic to be reinstated as a ‘citizen of honour’ of the southern town.

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08 Dec 16 Israel Court Rejects Request for Bosnia War Deals Data

Israel’s Supreme Court has rejected a bid for disclosures relating to alleged defence exports to the former Yugoslavia during the 1990s Bosnian conflict, when an arms embargo was in place.

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06 Dec 16 Activists Urge Montenegro To Punish Dubrovnik Attackers

Marking the 25th anniversary of the Yugoslav People’s Army attack on the Croatian port town of Dubrovnik, rights groups urged the authorities to prosecute Montenegrins who participated in it.

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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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