17 Oct 16 UN Presses Bosnia on Missing Persons

The UN urged the Bosnian authorities to improve legislation to prevent and punish enforced disappearances and speed up the search for around 10,000 people still missing from the 1990s Bosnia.

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05 Oct 16 Croatian Veterans Ready to Meet Serbian Ex-Soldiers

One of the leaders of Croatia’s war veterans, Josip Klemm, said he was ready to have talks with former Serbian soldiers in order to help find people who are still missing from the 1990s conflict.

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27 Sep 16 Kosovo Prosecution Admits Not Investigating Village Killings

Kosovo’s Special Prosecution has admitted that it is not investigating the killings and disappearances of Albanians and Serbs in the village of Mushtisht/Mustiste during and after the war in 1999.

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30 Aug 16 Over 10,000 Still Missing from Yugoslav Wars

There are still 10,653 missing persons in the former Yugoslavia but the process of finding them is being hampered by divisions between countries in the region, the Serbian authorities warned.

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29 Aug 16 Kosovo President: Missing Persons are a ‘Grave Wound’

Ahead of the International Day of the Disappeared, Kosovo’s president and human rights organisations called for the urgent resolution of the issue of the 1,666 people still missing from the 1990s war.

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10 Aug 16 Fraudsters Target Reward for Finding Missing Bosnians

For a decade, the local council in Vogosca has been offering a 5,100 euro reward to anyone who helps locate wartime missing persons, but all the information offered so far has been false.

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29 Jul 16 Kosovo 'Mass Grave' Fails to Yield Bodies

The search for human remains at a suspected mass grave in the Kosovo capital, Pristina, has drawn a blank.

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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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