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30 Nov 16 Montenegro Arrests Croatian Serb War Crimes Convict

Montenegrin police arrested Miroslav Jovic, a Serb convicted in absentia in Croatia of committing war crimes against Croats during the conflict in the country in 1991, media reported.

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04 Nov 16 Pro-Yugoslav Montenegrins Oppose German War Cemetery

A group of Yugo-nostalgic activists said it will launch a legal challenge to senior officials over the construction of a cemetery for German soldiers killed in World War II in Montenegro.

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22 Sep 16 Prosecutors at BIRN War Crimes Conference Urge Cooperation

Prosecutors from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Montenegro, as well as the Hague Tribunal and the EU’s Kosovo mission, told a BIRN conference that states must work together to prosecute war crimes.

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21 Sep 16 Kosovo Could Restore Serb-Albanian Anti-Fascist Monument

The Pristina authorities will consider restoring a monument celebrating Serb and Albanian anti-fascist cooperation in WWII after a one-man protest by the head of the Union of Montenegrins in Kosovo.

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13 Sep 16 Montenegrins Campaign to Revoke Karadzic’s Poetry Award

A petition has been launched in Montenegro urging the authorities to revoke a literary award given to former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic in 1993.

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05 Sep 16 Balkan Prosecutors Vow Justice for War Crimes Victims

Amid heightened regional tensions, prosecutors from Bosnia, Croatia and Montenegro met to show commitment to achieving justice for war crimes victims, the Hague Tribunal’s chief prosecutor said.

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04 Aug 16 Montenegro Arrests Kosovo War Murder Suspect

Police have arrested a Montenegrin citizen suspected of involvement in the killing of at least six ethnic Albanians in a Kosovo village in 1999 while he was serving with the Yugoslav Army.

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11 Jul 16 Thousands Mourn at Srebrenica Anniversary Commemoration

Thousands of people gathered in Srebrenica to mark the 21st anniversary of Europe’s worst atrocity since the Holocaust and bury 127 more Bosniak victims of the massacres.

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05 Jul 16 Political Leaders Approve Balkan Youth Cooperation Office

Political leaders signed an agreement to set up a cross-Balkan youth cooperation office which aims to restore links between young people whose countries were in conflict during the 1990s war.

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14 Jun 16 Montenegro Minister Accused of Undermining Cyrillic

Opposition party says it will seeks education minister's resignation because of what it calls discrimination against the Cyrillic script in schools.

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31 May 16 Montenegro Under Pressure to Open Secret Files

Opposition parties say if their joint candidate is made inspector of the country's intelligence service, the agency will be depoliticised and sealed Communist-era files can be opened up.

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21 Apr 16 Montenegro Extradites Yugoslav Army Officer to Croatia

Montenegro has extradited former Yugoslav People’s Army officer Pavle Pantic to Croatia to stand trial for the shelling of the coastal city of Split during the war in 1991.

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09 Mar 16 Montenegro Extradites Serbian Wartime General to Croatia

Montenegro has extradited Serbian General Borislav Djukic to Croatia to face charges of crimes against humanity over his alleged responsibility for blowing up a dam during the 1991-95 war.

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20 Jan 16 NATO Helps Montenegro Dispose of Yugoslav Weapons

Montenegro is getting technical and financial assistance from NATO to deal with huge amounts of obsolete weapons and ammunition left in the country after the break-up of Yugoslavia.

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12 Nov 15 EU Raps Montenegro Over War Crimes Judgments

The latest EU progress report has expressed concern that Montenegro has not yet prosecuted any senior officials for war crimes during the conflicts of the 1990s.

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