05 Apr 17 Serbian Journalist’s Alleged Killer ‘Nearly Arrested in 2001’

At the trial for the murder of opposition journalist Slavko Curuvija, a former Serbian state security official testified that he was told in 2001 to arrest one of the defendants for the killing.

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04 Apr 17 Murdered Serbian Journalist’s Wife ‘Recognised Killer’

Former Interior Minister Dusan Mihajlovic told a Belgrade court that murdered opposition journalist Slavko Curuvija’s wife said she recognised the interior ministry operative who fired the deadly shots in 1999.

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08 Mar 17 Serbian Anti-War Film Director Commemorated

Lazar Stojanovic, who died at the weekend, was commemorated as a politically-committed film-maker, journalist and author who was jailed under communism and opposed the wars of the 1990s.

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08 Mar 17 Bosnian Army’s Role in Croatian General Movie Criticised

Serb war veterans condemned the Bosnian Army’s decision to allow a production company to use its tanks and military equipment to shoot a film about the life of controversial Croatian general Ante Gotovina.

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21 Feb 17 Documentary Accuses Serbian Army Chief of Kosovo Crimes

Belgrade’s Humanitarian Law Centre released a documentary accusing the head of the Serbian Army, Ljubisa Dikovic, of involvement in war crimes in Kosovo and cover-up operations to hide the bodies.

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13 Feb 17 Kosovo-Shot Refugee Film Wins British Award

‘Home’, a drama shot in Kosovo about a British family forced by war to become refugees, won the best short film prize at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards.

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08 Feb 17 UK Ex-Ambassador Recalls Milosevic’s ‘Brooding Presence’

At the launch of his new book on his encounters with the former Serbian leader, Sir Ivor Roberts recalls a man who was wily and intelligent but who had “no long-term strategy”.

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07 Feb 17 Croatian Wartime General Gotovina Gets Movie Biopic

The shooting of a feature film about the life of Croatian general Ante Gotovina, who was acquitted of war crimes by the Hague Tribunal, starts in Croatia this month.

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16 Jan 17 Crime Gang Leader ‘Admitted Killing Serbian Journalist’

Miladin Suvajdzic, a former member of the so-called Zemun Clan, testified in court that that one of the crime gang’s leaders “confessed” to killing Serbian opposition journalist Slavko Curuvija in 1999.

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20 Dec 16 Al Jazeera Balkans Screens BIRN’s Kosovo War Film

Al Jazeera’s Balkan regional network is broadcasting BIRN’s documentary ‘The Unidentified’, about the Serbian fighters responsible for some of the worst atrocities of the Kosovo war.

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28 Oct 16 Serbian State Security ‘Involved in Killing Journalist’

The former chief of a police task force investigating the 1999 murder of an opposition journalist told a Belgrade court that his probe concluded that State Security was involved in the killing.

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27 Oct 16 Kosovo Urged to Protect Journalist after Death Threats

Media freedom campaigners condemned death threats made against tabloid editor Leonard Kerquki after he directed a television documentary on wartime crimes against Kosovo Serbs.

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24 Oct 16 Serbian Interior Minister ‘Knew Who Killed Journalist’

An ex-director of Serbia’s intelligence agency told the trial of the alleged killers of an opposition journalist that former interior minister Dusan Mihajlovic said the murderer was a police special forces member.

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19 Oct 16 BIRN’s Kosovo War Film Screened at Sarajevo University

Sarajevo University’s law and political sciences faculties screened BIRN’s documentary ‘The Unidentified’, about the Serbian fighters responsible for some of the worst atrocities of the Kosovo war in 1999.

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03 Oct 16 BIRN’s Kosovo War Film Screened in Macedonia

BIRN’s documentary ‘The Unidentified’, about the men responsible for some of the most brutal atrocities of the Kosovo war in 1999, was screened at South East European University in the Macedonian capital Skopje.

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