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08 Jun 16 Serbian Ex-Security Chief Misses Murder Trial Again

Former state security official Franko Simatovic, who could reveal the secret service’s role in the 1999 murder of opposition journalist Slavko Curuvija, again failed to appear as a witness in court.

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03 Jun 16 BIRN’s Kosovo War Film Screened in Pristina

BIRN’s award-winning documentary The Unidentified, investigating the commanders responsible for some of the most brutal attacks of the Kosovo war, was shown in Pristina for a second time.

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16 May 16 BIRN’s Kosovo War Film Screened in Belgrade

BIRN’s film The Unidentified, which investigates the Serbian commanders responsible for brutal attacks during the Kosovo war, was screened at the BELDOCS documentary festival.

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12 May 16 Absurdist Exhibition Pictures Croats on the Moon

The artists behind the exhibition ‘God and His Croatian People’ have created a series of absurdist images satirising nationalism and the glorification of former President Franjo Tudjman.

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06 May 16 BIRN's Kosovo War Film Wins US Festival Award

BIRN’s film The Unidentified, investigating the commanders responsible for brutal attacks during the Kosovo war, was given the best short documentary award at the South East European Film Festival in LA.

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05 May 16 BIRN’s Kosovo War Crimes Film Debuts in Belgrade

BIRN’s film The Unidentified, investigating the commanders responsible for some of the most brutal attacks of the Kosovo war, will screen at the upcoming BELDOCS international documentary festival.

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19 Apr 16 Serbian Journalist’s Murder Defendant ‘Not Acting Suspiciously’

A retired Serbian security service officer said that his subordinate, accused of murdering journalist Slavko Curuvija, was not involved in any suspicious activity at the time of the killing in April 1999.

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18 Apr 16 Serbian Journalist’s Alleged Killer ‘Not Seen’ Near Murder

A colleague of former Serbian state security officers on trial for the murder of journalist Slavko Curuvija denied seeing one of the accused on the day of the killing in April 1999.

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07 Apr 16 Israeli Diplomat Slams Croatian Concentration Camp Film

Israel’s ambassador to Zagreb condemned a controversial Croatian film about the Jasenovac concentration camp, run by the country’s WWII Nazi-allied regime, saying it was offensive to victims’ families.

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30 Mar 16 Serbian Security ‘Increased Surveillance’ Before Journalist’s Murder

Security service officers following Serbian opposition journalist Slavko Curuvija were told to step up their surveillance in the days before he was shot dead, a murder trial witness said.

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29 Mar 16 Serbian Security ‘Didn’t Spot’ Journalist’s Murder Suspects

Serbian security officers who had the journalist Slavko Curuvija under surveillance before he was murdered in 1999 told a Belgrade court they didn’t see the alleged killers while they were following him.

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23 Mar 16 BIRN War Crimes Film Debuts in Paris

BIRN’s documentary ‘The Unidentified’, about the men responsible for some of the most brutal atrocities of the Kosovo war in 1999, had its French premiere at the Sarajevo Sur Seine film festival.

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16 Mar 16 Serbian TV Pulls Film on ‘Operation Storm’ Murders

The Serbian national broadcaster removed a documentary about a war crime committed during the Croatian Army’s Operation Storm in 1995 from its schedule, citing alleged threats to the film-makers.

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14 Mar 16 Bosnian Journalists Attacked at Chetnik Commemoration

A TV crew was attacked by a member of the Ravna Gora Chetnik movement during a commemoration to mark the 70th anniversary of the arrest of their WWII leader Dragoljub Mihailovic.

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02 Mar 16 Serbian War Drama Delights Belgrade Film-Goers

‘A Good Wife’, a new feature film about a woman who accidentally discovers that her husband has a criminal wartime past, packed a Belgrade cinema for its Serbian premiere.

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