25 Jul 17 Serbia ‘Staged Unfair Trials of Kosovo Albanians’: Report

Serbian courts staged almost 2,000 unfair trials of Kosovo Albanians from 1998 to 2000, violating their rights and using discredited techniques to convict them, claimed a report by the Humanitarian Law Centre.

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21 Jul 17 Croatia Quashes WWII Pro-Fascist Academic’s Conviction

A Zagreb court overturned the 1945 verdict that convicted academic Filip Lukas of supporting Nazi occupation forces because of his connections with Croatia’s WWII-era fascist government

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20 Jul 17 Vucic Named Bytyqi Murder Suspect, Alleges Family

Three sources told BIRN that Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said that former high-ranking police officer Goran ‘Guri’ Radosavljevic was responsible for the killings of the Albanian-American Bytyqi brothers in 1999.

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19 Jul 17 Bosnian Serb ‘Statehood Day’ Referendum Charges Rejected

The state court rejected prosecution charges against four members of the Bosnian Serb Referendum Commission for failing to implement a Constitutional Court decision banning a controversial vote on the Day of Republika Srpska.

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19 Jul 17 Croatian Town Removes Tito’s Name from Square

The town of Karlovac changed the name of a square dedicated to Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito to honour 1990s war veterans, amid an ongoing dispute in Croatia about the former Communist leaders legacy.

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17 Jul 17 Defence Eyes Breakthrough in Macedonia NATO Killing Case

Ethnic Albanian villagers accused of planting a mine that killed two NATO soldiers in Macedonia in 2003 hope that the Special Prosecution will drop all charges.

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13 Jul 17 Bosnian Serbs Indicted for ‘Statehood Day’ Referendum

The state prosecution indicted four members of the Bosnian Serb Referendum Commission for failing to implement a Constitutional Court decision banning a controversial vote on the Day of Republika Srpska.

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07 Jul 17 Bosnian Constitutional Court Decisions Open Pandora's Box

Bosnia's Constitutional Court intervention over election laws could push the country into chaos and anarchy.

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05 Jul 17 Bosnian Serb Leader Threatens Secession over Holidays

President Milorad Dodik said Serb-dominated Republika Srpska will have no reason to remain in Bosnia and Herzegovina if the country's Constitutional Court approves state holidays not celebrated by Serbs.

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30 Jun 17 Croatia’s Undemocratic Regimes Council’s Mission Still Unclear

After almost four months, Croatia’s government-backed Council for Dealing with Consequences of the Rule of Non-Democratic Regimes met for the first time, but its specific goals remain vague.

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27 Jun 17 Zagreb Mayor Decides to Rename Tito Square

Zagreb Mayor Milan Bandic said that he will ask the city assembly for the square named after former Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito to be renamed the Square of the Republic of Croatia.

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23 Jun 17 Serb Woman’s Case Upsets Trump Immigration Policy

A US Supreme Court verdict in the case of a Bosnian Serb deported because of her husband’s role in the Bosnian war will make it harder for the Trump administration to remove immigrants’ citizenship.

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22 Jun 17 Bosnian Politics ‘Impedes Justice’, Says Hague Prosecutor

The politicisation of war crimes in Bosnia and Herzegovina has created obstacles to securing justice for victims, chief Hague Tribunal prosecutor Serge Brammertz said in Sarajevo.

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20 Jun 17 Bosnian Pupils Rally Against Ethnic Segregation in Schools

After preventing the establishment of a new ethnically-segregated school in their town, pupils in Jajce led protests against ethnic divisions in Bosnian schools in general.

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19 Jun 17 Bosnian Kindergarten Overcomes Ethnic Divisions

A recently-opened kindergarten in Gornji Vakuf/Uskoplje is the only educational institution in the town at which Bosnian Croat and Bosniak children spend time together.

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