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27 Aug 15 Serbian War Criminal Sainovic Returns to Belgrade

The former deputy prime minister of Yugoslavia, Nikola Sainovic, convicted of war crimes in the Kosovo conflict, was released and returned home after serving two-thirds of his 18-year prison sentence.

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19 Aug 15 BIRN Film on Kosovo Makes Debut in Sarajevo

BIRN documentary on some of the most brutal crimes of the Kosovo war had its international premiere at this year’s Sarajevo Film Festival.

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14 Aug 15 BIRN War Film Packs Kosovo’s DokuFest

BIRN’s latest documentary ‘The Unidentified’, investigating the commanders responsible for some of the most brutal attacks of the Kosovo war, packed cinemas at Kosovo film festival DokuFest.

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14 Aug 15 Kosovo Serbs Rally for Jailed Politician Ivanovic

Around 1,000 people protested in front of the Basic Court in Mitrovica, demanding the release of Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic, who is on trial for war crimes.

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13 Aug 15 Kosovo Serb Teenagers’ Killings Commemorated

Twelve years after two Serb teenagers were shot dead and several others wounded in the Kosovo village of Gorazdevac, their families called on the authorities to finally prosecute the killers.

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12 Aug 15 Belgrade Urges Hunger-Striking Kosovo Serb Leader’s Release

The Serbian government called on the EU to intervene after Kosovo Serb political party leader Oliver Ivanovic, who is on trial for war crimes, was remanded in custody again.

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11 Aug 15 Kosovo Opposition Challenges War Crimes Court Vote

Three opposition parties asked the constitutional court to rule that constitutional changes allowing the establishment of a new war crimes court to try Kosovo Liberation Army ex-guerrillas should be annulled.

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10 Aug 15 Protesters Demand Kosovo Serb Politician Ivanovic’s Release

A group of Kosovo Serbs protested in front of the EU rule-of-law mission’s offices in Pristina, demanding politician Oliver Ivanovic’s release pending the outcome of his war crimes trial.

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10 Aug 15 Serbia PM’s Balkan Remembrance Day Plan Rejected

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic’s proposal to establish a regional Remembrance Day to pay tribute to all the victims of the 1990s wars was instantly rejected by Croatia and Kosovo.

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10 Aug 15 Kosovo Film Festival Presents BIRN’s War Crimes Movie

BIRN’s latest feature-length documentary ‘The Unidentified’, investigating the commanders responsible for some of the most brutal attacks of the Kosovo war, will be screened at this year’s DokuFest in Prizren.

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04 Aug 15 Kosovo Praised for Approving New War Crimes Court

EU and US diplomats said the Pristina parliament’s vote to set up a special war crimes court to prosecute former Kosovo Liberation Army guerrillas was a step towards justice for victims.

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03 Aug 15 Kosovo Parliament Votes for New War Crimes Court

Lawmakers voted to change the constitution to set up a new war crimes court to try former Kosovo Liberation Army fighters despite strong resistance from opposition politicians and ex-guerrillas.

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31 Jul 15 Kosovo Sets Date for War Crimes Court Vote

Parliament will hold a repeat vote on Monday on whether to set up a new war crimes court to try former Kosovo Liberation Army fighters, with the government apparently confident it will pass this time.

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31 Jul 15 Serbia’s Plan for Refugees ‘Likely to Fail’

The new Serbian national strategy on refugees and displaced people will not help them resolve their problems, a refugee association warned.

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30 Jul 15 Serbia Taken to Euro Court Over Roma Evictions

The European Court of Human Rights is hearing a case against Serbia brought by campaigners seeking to stop forced evictions of Roma families who fled the Kosovo war in 1999.

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