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15 Dec 14 Missing Persons Commission Gets Permanent Global Role

The International Commission on Missing Persons, founded to identify people who disappeared during the Yugoslav wars, will now move its headquarters from Sarajevo to The Hague.

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05 Dec 14 Bosnia Urged to Implement Missing Persons Law

The authorities must ensure that major parts of the law which haven’t been implemented for nine years are now put into practice, the International Commission on Missing Persons said.

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14 Nov 14 Croatia Invites Kosovo Families to Seek Missing Relatives

The Croatian authorities asked Kosovo Albanian families whose relatives went missing while fighting for Zagreb’s forces in the 1991-95 war to send blood samples to help identify them.

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28 Oct 14 Bosnia Declares 2014 ‘Year of Missing Persons’

Bosnia and Herzegovina has belatedly declared 2014 the Year of Missing Persons, vowing to intensify the search for the remaining 8,000 people still unaccounted for after the 1990s conflict.

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13 Oct 14 Serbia Sends 12 War Victims’ Remains to Kosovo

The remains of the 12 ethnic Albanians killed by Belgrade’s forces during the late 1990s war and buried in a mass grave near the Serbian town of Raska were repatriated to Kosovo.

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09 Oct 14 ‘No Bodies Found’ in Kosovo Mass Grave Search

A Kosovo official said no bodies were found near the town of Gjakove/Djakovica, where it was suspected that Serb prisoners killed by guerrillas during the 1990s war could be buried.

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06 Oct 14 Kosovo to Probe Suspected Mass Grave of Serbs

The authorities will investigate the suspected mass grave near the town of Djakovica in Kosovo where Serbs killed by guerrillas during the late 1990s war could be buried.

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29 Sep 14 Serbia Reopens Batajnica Mass Grave Probe

Serbia reopened its investigation into the Batajnica police training centre, where hundreds of bodies of Kosovo Albanians were found buried, searching for another mass grave at the site.

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17 Sep 14 BIRN Missing Persons Documentary Debated in Sarajevo

Bosnian society isn’t paying enough attention to the issue of the 8,000 people still missing since the 1990s war, a debate after the screening of the BIRN documentary film was told.

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15 Sep 14 Serbia Repatriates 24 War Victims’ Bodies to Kosovo

The remains of the ethnic Albanians who were killed during the late 1990s war and buried in a mass grave near the Serbian town of Raska were sent back to Kosovo for identification.

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11 Sep 14 Interpol to Use Bosnia Victim Identification Expertise

Interpol signed an agreement with the International Commission on Missing Persons to create an international victim identification resource that uses techniques pioneered in post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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01 Sep 14 Croatia Threatens Serbia’s EU Path Over Wartime Missing

Zagreb said it could obstruct Serbia and other Balkan countries’ paths to EU membership if they do not provide more information about Croats who went missing during the 1991-95 war.

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29 Aug 14 Ex-Yugoslav Presidents Sign Missing Persons Declaration

The presidents of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia signed a landmark declaration aimed at speeding up the search for people still missing from the 1990s conflicts.

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29 Aug 14 Kosovo Protesters Stop Serbs From Attending Church

Several hundred Kosovo Albanians protesting about missing persons from the conflict of the 1990s prevented a busload of Serbs from attending a church service in western Kosovo.

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28 Aug 14 Balkan States ‘Not Doing Enough’ About Missing Serbs

The Serbian missing persons commission said former Yugoslav countries should do more to find and return the bodies of several thousand Serbs still missing since the 1990s wars.

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