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16 Jan 15 Montenegro Refugees Rally Against Kosovo’s Thaci

Serbs and Montenegrins who fled the Kosovo conflict rallied in Podgorica against visiting Foreign Minister Hashim Thaci to express anger at his wartime role with the Kosovo Liberation Army.

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15 Jan 15 Pro-Yugoslav Montenegrins Oppose ‘Nazi’ Cemetery

Government plans to build a cemetery for German soldiers killed in World War II in Montenegro insult the country's history and anti-fascist traditions, a group of protesters say.

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12 Jan 15 Montenegro Refugees to Rally Against Kosovo’s Thaci

Serbs and Montenegrins who fled Kosovo called for a protest against Foreign Minister Hashim Thaci’s visit to Montenegro, accusing him of being responsible for their relatives’ deaths.

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05 Jan 15 Montenegro to Build Homes for Expelled Bosniaks

The authorities will construct houses in the northern village of Bukovica to help Bosniak refugees who were expelled during the 1990s war to finally return home.

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08 Dec 14 Montenegro Urged To Punish Dubrovnik Attackers

On the 23rd anniversary of the deadliest wartime attack on the Croatian city of Dubrovnik, human-rights NGOs urged the authorities to prosecute Montenegrins who took part in it.

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28 Nov 14 Montenegro NATO Victims’ Families Still Seeking Justice

Relatives of six civilians including three children killed in NATO air strikes on Montenegro in 1999 plan to take their case to Europe after their compensation claims were rejected by local courts.

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26 Nov 14 Montenegro Urged to Probe Bosniak’s Torture Claims

Montenegrin watchdog MANS urged the authorities to investigate allegations by a Bosniak ex-prisoner who was convicted of libel after writing a book about his alleged torture in jail during wartime.

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18 Nov 14 Regional Truth Commision One Step Closer To Establishment

The coalition of groups working to establish a fact-finding commission into the Yugoslav wars, known as RECOM, amended its statute ahead of the hoped-for formation of the commission next year.

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11 Nov 14 Montenegro Builds Homes for 50 Refugee Familes

After spending more than 15 years in a rundown refugee camp in the Montenegrin capital Podgorica, the 50 most vulnerable familes are to get new apartments.

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10 Nov 14 Montenegro Bosniaks Demand 1924 Massacre Recognition

The Montenegrin government was urged to finally acknowledge and condemn the Royal Yugoslav Army’s killing of around 1,000 Bosniak civilians in the northern village of Sahovici.

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03 Nov 14 Refugees Struggle to Get Montenegro Passports

Only around 1,000 refugees living in Montenegro have been able to acquire citizenship since the 1990s because of the country’s rigorous legal requirements.

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20 Oct 14 Montenegro Opposition Pushes for War Veterans’ Rights

The opposition is urging parliament to give organisations representing veterans of the 1990s wars the same right to funding as those who represent World War II troops.

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13 Oct 14 Violent Clashes Erupt at Montenegro Refugee Camp

At least 20 people were arrested after a fight broke out between refugees from Kosovo and Bosnia and shots were fired at Montenegro’s largest refugee camp in the capital.

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13 Oct 14 UN Prosecutor Urges Montenegro to Tackle War Crimes

Chief Hague Tribunal war crimes prosecutor Serge Brammertz expressed concern that Montenegro has not yet prosecuted any senior official for war crimes during the 1990s conflicts.

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09 Oct 14 EU Raps Balkans Over War Crimes Prosecutions

The latest EU progress report said that Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia are still making unacceptably slow progress in prosecuting war crimes.

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