13 Jul 16 Kosovo Probes Suspected Mass Grave at University

Forensics officials in Kosovo have launched excavation work on the campus of Pristina University after receiving information that there could be a wartime mass grave at the site.

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30 May 16 Bosnia Steps Up Missing Persons Identifications

Bosnia’s Institute for Missing Persons says it has intensified searches, exhumations and identifications of war victims from the Srebrenica, Zvornik and Mostar areas.

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29 Apr 16 "Missing" Man's Return Causes Shock in Kosovo

The return to Kosovo of Sejdi Thaci, a man listed as a "missing person" from the 1990s war - after 17 years and in unclear circumstances - has caused consternation in his home country.

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03 Feb 16 Kosovo Asks Serbia to Open Military Archives

The Kosovo government commission on missing persons called on Belgrade to open Serbia’s military and police archives in order to help find the locations of wartime mass graves.

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22 Dec 15 ‘Dozens of Victims’ Found in Srebrenica Mass Grave

A new mass grave found by the Bosnian authorities near the north-eastern town of Kozluk contains the remains of more than 50 victims believed to be massacred Bosniaks from Srebrenica.

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09 Dec 15 Croatia Exhumes 56 from Operation Storm Mass Grave

The authorities have exhumed 56 bodies of Serbs who died during the Croatian Army’s Operation Storm in August 1995 from a mass grave in the Gornje Seliste municipality.

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02 Dec 15 Croatia Exhumes Operation Storm Mass Grave

The authorities started to exhume a mass grave in the Gornje Seliste municipality containing dozens of Serb victims killed after the Croatian military’s Operation Storm in August 1995.

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20 Nov 15 Bosnia Urged to Intensify Hunt for Wartime Missing

Twenty years after the Dayton peace agreement ended the war, the International Committee of the Red Cross urged the authorities to intensify the search for around 7,000 people who are still missing.

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16 Nov 15 Serbia Probes Suspected Kosovo War Mass Grave

Serbia is investigating a potential mass grave site in the southern Raska region, near where the remains of dozens of Kosovo Albanians killed in the 1998-99 war were exhumed last year.

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03 Nov 15 Bosnia Finds War Victims’ Bones Deep Underground

Human remains believed to belong to Serb and Bosniak victims of the 1990s war have been found more than 50 metres underground in a pit near the southern city of Mostar.

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29 Oct 15 Bosnia Finds 600 Body Parts in Mass Grave

Hundreds of human remains - probably those of Bosniaks and Croats killed during wartime ethnic cleansing - were found during the exhumation of a mass grave in Jakarina Kosa near Prijedor.

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22 Oct 15 Kosovo, Montenegro Sign Deal on Missing Persons

Kosovo and Montenegro’s government commissions on missing persons signed an agreement to exchange information to help find the remaining people who disappeared in the 1990s wars.

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02 Sep 15 Kosovo Seeks War Dead in Prizren Cemetery

The EU rule-of-law mission and Kosovo’s forensics department have exhumed remains from a Muslim cemetery in Prizren - the latest discovery of a suspected victim of the 1990s war.

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31 Aug 15 Serbia, Bosnia Mark ‘Day of the Disappeared’

Families of people who went missing during the 1990s conflicts and have not been found marked the annual Day of the Disappeared by urging the authorities to do more to find their relatives’ bodies.

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09 Jun 15 Bosnia Discovers Two Wartime Mass Graves

The Bosnian state prosecution said that two previously unknown mass graves containing the bodies of victims of the 1992-95 war have been discovered in the towns of Bratunac and Bihac.

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